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08/14/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO New town social worker Lucille Buergers is available to confidentially assist residents with personal or family issues.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
New town social worker Lucille Buergers is available to confidentially assist residents with personal or family issues.

When Andrea Nydegger gave up her part-time job as Shelter Island Town’s social worker because of other commitments, her close friend and former supervisor, Lucille Buergers stepped in to ensure residents would have access to counseling. (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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04/13/15 10:00am
MADELINE PRUESS BURSTON

MADELINE PRUESS BURSTON

Madeline Pruess Burston
Madeline Helen Pruess Burston passed away peacefully on February 13, 2015 at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. She was 93 1/2 years old and is survived by her three children, Suzanne Helen Burston, Carol Ann Burston and James W. Burston. (more…)

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11/24/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

Tippi and Al Bevan are busiest this time of year, and will stay busy all winter, with the week or so before Thanksgiving marking the beginning of the trend.

Since 2007, the Bevans have been running the Community Food Pantry, which provides free food staples and some personal items, at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Mr. Bevan estimates that the number of hungry people using the pantry has increased due to the cold weather because seasonal, outdoor work, as well as jobs at restaurants and inns have dried up, leaving bread winners to provide for their families any way they can. (more…)