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01/18/15 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO |The Shelter Island girls junior varsity volleyball team Back row, from left,   Coach Brian Becker, Amelia Reiter, Jaime Lenzer, Holly Ross, Amelia Clark, Elizabeth Cummings and  Assistant Coach Alexis Perlaki. Middle row, from left,  Jennifer Lupo, Lauren Gurney, Maria Carbajal, Emma Gallagher and Abby Kotula Front row, from left, Ella Mysliborski, team mascot Bobo Bear and Lily Garrison

COURTESY PHOTO |The Shelter Island girls junior high volleyball team Back row, from left,
Coach Brian Becker, Amelia Reiter, Jaime Lenzer, Holly Ross, Amelia Clark, Elizabeth Cummings and Assistant Coach Alexis Perlaki. Middle row, from left, Jennifer Lupo, Lauren Gurney, Maria Carbajal, Emma Gallagher and Abby Kotula
Front row, from left, Ella Mysliborski, team mascot Bobo Bear and Lily Garrison

Junior high sports are, by definition, a work in progress.  For some it is the first time playing a particular sport, a leap of faith into an unknown world, compounded by the inherent self-consciousness of being a 7th or 8th grader. That being said, those that brave the 10-week season often find themselves significantly improved and far more confident in their chosen sport. (more…)

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01/13/15 4:30pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a unique town program, social worker Jennifer Olsen will be working about 12 hours a month this year helping Shelter Island families resolve problems by connecting them with resources specific to their needs. (more…)

01/13/15 10:00am

 

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Brian Caputo of Commack recently emailed us a photo of this postcard. He said, “I collect old vintage postcards from Shelter Island because it’s my favorite place.

“I recently bought this one but cannot place where it was taken. It’s postmarked ‘1909 Greenport.’ Seems to be in a creek and the building is obviously not the Prospect or Manhanset.”

If you know, give us a call at 749-1000, extension 22 or email Community News Editor JoAnn Kirkland at j.kirkland@sireporter.com.