12/05/14 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Last year’s East End Hospice Tree Lighting at the library.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Last year’s East End Hospice Tree Lighting at the library.

The members of the Board of East End Hospice would like to welcome everyone to their second annual Tree of Lights ceremony, which will take place on Saturday, December 6 at 2:30 p.m. in front of the Shelter Island Library. (more…)

12/04/14 1:48pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Tree Lighting in front of the police station, followed by a visit with Santa at the American Legion Hall. Kids of all ages enjoyed hot chocolate and homemade cookies, baked by Chamber members.

The Wednesday night festivities ushered in the holiday season on the Island. (more…)

12/01/14 11:53am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | More than 130 people of all ages dashed into the bay from Crescent Beach Saturday for the 5th annual Turkey Plunge, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | More than 130 people of all ages dashed into the bay from Crescent Beach Saturday for the 5th annual Turkey Plunge, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library.

Among the costumed revelers at Crescent Beach Saturday for the 5th annual Turkey Plunge, was a man dressed in a black and purple cassock.

Asked what his costume represented, Reverend Stephen Fearing, pastor of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church said, “An ordained Presbyterian minister. Free baptisms today. A baptism you’ll remember.” (more…)