02/25/14 4:04pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014  Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island varsity boys basketball team.

Mark it down: Saturday, February 15, 2014 a dream came true for Shelter Island’s High School boys varsity basketball program. (more…)

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02/25/14 10:42am

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REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Farmers at work at Sylvester Manor. Executive Director Cara Loriz addressed the Irrigation Committee on the Manor farm's methods.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Farmers at work at Sylvester Manor. Executive Director Cara Loriz addressed the Irrigation Committee on the Manor farm’s methods.

The Irrigation Committee got a lesson at its February 20 meeting on how Sylvester Manor’s farm operation employs irrigation to limit water consumption while providing for the needs of its crop. (more…)

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02/25/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dragging for ticks at Mashomack last summer to determine the number of insects in the field.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dragging for ticks at Mashomack last summer to determine the number of insects in the field.

Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), who represents Shelter Island, is sponsoring a bill to create a tick control advisory committee. (more…)

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02/24/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Jack Monaghan in his waterfront condo at the Dering Harbor Inn.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Jack Monaghan in his waterfront condo at the Dering Harbor Inn.

It’s said of certain Irish gentlemen that they have the “gift of gab.” That crude phrase with its notes of blarney and baloney does not apply to Jack Monaghan, a former Brooklyn schoolteacher who worked across the U.S. and Europe as a speech and language consultant for ITT and other corporations. (more…)