09/01/15 10:59am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik, is preparing his faculty and staff for the academic year 2015-16.

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Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik, is preparing his faculty and staff for the academic year 2015-16.

Didn’t the class of 2015 just graduate a couple of weeks ago?

It certainly seems that way. But even with a late start this month since Labor Day comes in the second week of September, students, school staff and parents no doubt feel like another summer has flown. (more…)

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08/31/15 4:30pm
SUZANNE BROCK

SUZANNE BROCK

Suzanne Brock
Suzanne Brock, 87, a longtime resident of Shelter Island Heights. died August 5, 2015 in Eastern Long Island Hospital, after a fall in her home.

Sue was born on June 17, 1928 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her parents moved to West Hollywood, California when she was two years old. She attended Hollywood High School and was a graduate of UCLA. (more…)

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08/31/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks taking a well-deserved rest after racing on Sunday.

COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks taking a well-deserved rest after racing on Sunday.

Heather Reylek had this to say about the  fourth annual Shelter Island Duck Race Sunday, which raised more than $4,500 for the Chamber of Commerce: “These poor little ducks got quite a workout. It was a picture perfect day. Despite their efforts to escape to open waters, the Duck Wranglers captured them and brought them home.”

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08/31/15 11:13am
COURTESY PHOTO The 1929 Brewster Fleet2 single engine bi-plane after it crashed at Klenawicus Airstrip Sunday afternoon.

COURTESY PHOTOs The 1929 Brewster Fleet2 single engine bi-plane after it crashed at Klenawicus Airstrip Sunday afternoon.

George DeMar,83, of Westhampton Beach, the pilot of the bi-plane that crashed early Sunday afternoon at Klenawicus Airstrip, and his passenger, Susan Klenawicus, 52, of Shelter Island were both treated at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport and released yesterday, according to hospital spokesperson Eileen Solomon.

Jim Pugh, head of the Shelter Island Pilot’s Association, said weather conditions, plus an overloaded plane, caused the crash. (more…)