06/30/16 2:00pm
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COURTESY PHOTO | Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold speaks on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 2.

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Developed in the early 1920s, biodynamic farming is based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of Austrian writer, educator and social activist Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925), whose philosophy is called “anthroposophy.” On Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m. Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold will offer a presentation on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn. Pick up lunch at the on-site farmers market and join the discussion. (more…)

05/25/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

Seventeen college students are at Camp Quinipet this week to participate in a three-day Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program Leadership Summit. It’s designed to prepare them to apply their skills working within teams. (more…)

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04/26/16 12:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO The scene in Hay Beach Tuesday morning as first responders monitored a faulty electrical system.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO The scene in Hay Beach Tuesday morning as first responders monitored a faulty electrical system.

It was all hands on deck in the Hay Beach area shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday when an electrical box adjacent to a house was smoking. But firefighters, police and the EMS  could do nothing but stand by and watch. (more…)