11/19/18 2:00pm

Action from last year’s Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund’s annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

One of Shelter Island’s most beloved annual sporting events will be back in action this Saturday, November 24.

The Theinert 3-on 3 basketball tournament kicks off at 2 p.m. in the Shelter Island School gymnasium. Teams of three compete in spirited action to benefit the Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund and the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch. (more…)

11/16/18 2:00pm

The flag was raised at the American Legion during the November 12 Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

On Monday, November 12, Shelter Island celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony at the American Legion Mitchell Post 281 in the Center.


11/16/18 10:00am

There are two sides to every issue. Should the controlled sale of human organs be legalized in the United States? Should the controlled sale of human organs remain illegal in the United States?

The Friday Night Dialogue at the Shelter Island Library on November 30 presents Andrew M. Flescher, Ph.D., from Stony Brook University, to introduce us to the ramifications of this dilemma and illuminate his perspective as supported in his recent book, “The Organ Shortage Crisis in America.”


11/15/18 4:30pm

Now that Halloween is over, it seems like the focus is on Christmas. It’s as though Thanksgiving might be forgotten.

On Sunday I took the grandkids to see the new movie “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.” A pleasant version of the classic, but I must admit I slept through most of  it. I suppose it’s designed to put the viewer in the Christmas spirit but to me it just feels too early for that.