05/02/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO From left, Ess Simovich, Andrew Ward, Denise Clausey, Denny Clark, Leigh Notley, Jackie Brewer, Donna Cass, Keith Clark, Gordon Cantley) and, hiding her face, Amber Brach-Williams

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO From left, Ess Simovich, Andrew Ward, Denise Clausey, Denny Clark, Leigh Notley, Jackie Brewer, Donna Cass, Keith Clark, Gordon Cantley) and, hiding her face, Amber Brach-Williams

The season finale of the winter bowling season wrapped up last weekend with the 1st place women’s team, The Fab 5 and the first place men’s team, the Thunderballs.

Congratualtions to all!

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04/29/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island HIgh School alums Margaret Michalak and Matt BeltCappellino had a chance to meet up at the Collegiate Club Volleyball Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri.

COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island High School alums Margaret Michalak and Matt BeltCappellino had a chance to meet up at the Collegiate Club Volleyball Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri.

When high school athletes think about playing sports in college, normally they envision a varsity team at a NCAA level. While that may be the goal of elite athletes willing to dedicate themselves to their chosen sport six or seven days a week, there are other choices to continue playing sports at the collegiate level. (more…)

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04/28/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Domily Gil, left, received congratulations from Sarah Lewis and other teammates after her inside the park home run April 20 against Center Moriches.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Domily Gil, left, received congratulations from Sarah Lewis and other teammates after her inside the park home run April 20 against Center Moriches.

While April showers have postponed a few games and the spring break disrupted practice schedules, the Shelter Island softball team is back on the field and looking forward to the second half of the season. (more…)

04/23/17 11:00am

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When I started dating my wife in July 2010, my timing couldn’t have been better.

The Mets were 47-39. While not a bad record, it was the point in the season when my favorite baseball team’s annual slide was set to begin.

You see, the Mets were not contenders that year, and I knew that at eight games above .500 things could only go downhill from there, allowing me maximum time to focus on this new relationship. (more…)

04/20/17 4:30pm
REPORTER PHOTO This $100 bill, or one of its mates, could be yours if you show up at Crescent Beach Saturday morning.

REPORTER PHOTO This $100 bill, or one of its mates, could be yours if you show up at Crescent Beach Saturday morning.

This Saturday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m., come to Crescent Beach — meet at the Sunset Beach Hotel — to re-start a “Community Walk,” which is another debt to Cliff Clark.

Diane Anderson was the inspiration for this revival. No cost, no distances, no times. Bring yourselves, spouses, kids (strollers encouraged), dogs and cats. No chipmunks. Everyone who is there is automatically entered in a lottery drawing to select a $100 winner. (more…)