05/27/16 8:00am
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JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Kids at the parade in 2014.

Shelter Island’s Memorial Day events and ceremonies honor those who died while serving in America’s armed forces. They are a quintessential part of small town life and an annual tradition for locals and visitors alike.

This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 30 with Shelter Island observances presented by American Legion Mitchell Post 281 and Ladies Auxiliary, as well as the Shelter Island Fire Department and its Ladies Auxilary. The Shelter Island Lions Club sponsors post-parade activities and food. (more…)

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05/26/16 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The selection of Reed Karen to replace bill Banks as Shelter Island's building inspector will be voted on at the June 3 Town Board meeting.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The selection of Reed Karen to replace bill Banks as Shelter Island’s building inspector will be voted on at the June 3 Town Board meeting.

When Bill Banks steps down as building inspector on June 17 after 21 years on the job, a new face in town government will take his place. (more…)

05/26/16 2:00pm
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COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Miki-Sophia Cloud will perform Saturday, May 28 at the Perlman Music Program’s Clark Arts Center.


This week

EIGHTH ANNUAL YARD SALE

Now that spring is here, do you have a house full of items you’re looking to clear out? Shelter Island Presbyterian Church’s eighth annual yard sale is Saturday, May 28 at 8 a.m., rain or shine. (more…)

05/26/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Janina Kristen Speece and Christian Adrian Langendal.

COURTESY PHOTO | Janina Kristen Speece and Christian Adrian Langendal.

Islanders Jane Roberts together with Marcelle and Anders Langendal are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Janina Kristen Speece and Christian Adrian Langendal. A fall wedding is planned.

05/26/16 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Lego Club, for all ages, 3 p.m., library.

Great Decisions, discussion of today’s important world affairs, tonight the Middle East and its strategic alliances 5:30 p.m., library. Call Jocelyn, 749-0042 for details.

2016 Citizen of the Year gala dinner, celebrating Phil Power. Sponsored by Shelter Island Lions Club. 6 p.m., Pridwin Hotel.

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