05/26/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Perlman Music Program alumna Stella Chen.

COURTESY PHOTO | Perlman Music Program alumna Stella Chen.

The Perlman Music Program has numerous events planned for Memorial Day weekend at the Clark Arts Center. The music begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 with the Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series and a concert by violinist Stella Chen performing Beethoven, Brahms, Chausson, and Waxman masterworks with pianist Drew Peterson. Chen, the youngest ever prize-winner at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition, is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The Juilliard School. Tickets are $25 for adults, free for ages 18 and under.  (more…)

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05/26/17 10:10am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

Tensions are mounting over the upcoming election in the Village of Dering Harbor where frustrated homeowners have set in motion official challenges against six voters, and opposing parties are contesting ballot petitions for incumbent trustees and would-be challengers. (more…)

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05/26/17 8:00am

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The U.S. Census Bureau, which conducts extensive counts every 10 years, has just released its interim report showing population changes from July 1, 2015 to July 1, 2016.

For Shelter Island, the Census Bureau reports an increase of one year-round resident, with a tally of 2,412 in 2015 and 2,413 by July 1, 2016.

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05/25/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

It will be a summer of discovery for locals and visitors to Shelter Island with new restaurants opening and old favorites sporting fresh menus, plus new businesses alongside tried and true destinations with innovative takes on merchandise and presentation. (more…)

05/25/17 2:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO  |  The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

2017 CITIZENSHIP AWARD

Each year, the Shelter Island Lions Club bestows its Citizenship Award on an individual (or two) who embodies the spirit of volunteerism in the community. This year’s recipients are Tippi and Al Bevan who run the Shelter Island Food Pantry and deliver food to homebound Islanders through the Meals on Wheels program. Members of the Lions Club will present the award to the Bevans at a dinner on Thursday, May 25 at The Pridwin. Tickets are $45 and are available at the library. (more…)