07/29/16 12:00pm
One letter writer weighs in on the debate over short term rentals booked over the internet.

One letter writer weighs in on the debate over short term rentals booked over the internet.

Foolish and wrong
To the Editor:
The recent article reporting on the Town Board meeting (“Residents make cases for, against short-term rentals,” July 21) revealed that at least two board members harbor a distinct bias against second homeowners.

That is unfortunate. (more…)

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.

This week

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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…)