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01/24/18 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Stephen Searl, Sylvester Manor’s new executive director, and Tracy McCarthy, the organization’s new director of operations, in front of the Manor House.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Stephen Searl, Sylvester Manor’s new executive director, and Tracy McCarthy, the organization’s new director of operations, in front of the Manor House.

As the staff at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm looks ahead to 2018 and the upcoming summer season, they will do so alongside two new key players who recently joined the team. (more…)

10/20/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Bennett and some of his cut paper artwork

COURTESY PHOTO | Bennett and some of his cut paper artwork

Bennett Konesni, cofounder of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, will share some of the traditional paper cutting techniques his ancestors used to create timeless images of everyday moments at a “Zenday Workshop” decorative paper cutting class. The workshop will be held in the Manor dining room on Saturday, October 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and everyone will take home art pieces they create. (more…)

10/18/17 2:00pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO  |  Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk is October 21.

5K RUN/WALK 

The 18th Annual Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, October 21 at 11 a.m. The race is held in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and supports the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels.

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09/14/17 2:00pm
This week, Mashomack Preserve welcomes fall with a clean-up event and an autumn outing for children.

COURTESY PHOTO  |  This week, Mashomack Preserve welcomes fall with a Saturday beach cleanup event followed on Wednesday by an after school autumn outing for children.

BEACH CLEANUP DAY

You can make a difference! Join in the annual international coastal cleanup effort which clears and categorizes the various marine debris found on local beaches. On Saturday, September 16 from 9 to 11 a.m., Mashomack Preserve hosts “Beach Clean Up Day.” Come help prevent sea turtles, seals and birds from being injured by trash while beautifying the coastline. All ages welcome. Community service hours available for students. Visit [email protected] or call (631) 749-4219 for information. (more…)

09/07/17 2:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO And they’re off! Stand up paddleboarders begin their race around Shelter Island from Wades Beach Saturday morning.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO  |  And they’re off! The 4th annual Great Peconic Race is this Saturday, September 9. Paddlers of all types of craft will take part.

PADDLE FOR THE PECONIC

The 4th annual Great Peconic Race is Saturday, September 9 with the start and finish at Wades Beach, and a party at the beach following the race. (more…)