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09/18/18 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen's Association of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

At 95, Bill Dickerson remembers the good times and the hard times.

He persevered through the latter, and for his dedication to his fellow Isalnders, has been honored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York for 70 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. (more…)

02/19/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | More than 30 people gathered at the library last Friday for a fast-paced Battle of the Brains, led by host Bob DeStefano.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO   The 2017 Battle of the Brains, led by host Bob DeStefano.

Long before the internet, cell phones, Google and Alexa, we used our brains to discover things, engage with others, develop community and actually talk to people! Feel like practicing what at times seems like a lost art? Trivia night at the Shelter Island Public Library on February 23 with emcee and question master Bob DeStefano will facilitate your participation in a real Friday Night Dialogue.   (more…)

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01/05/18 4:30pm

Asked what spurred her decision not to run for four more years on the Shelter Island Town Board after serving 16 years, Christine Lewis said: “Always leave them laughing.”

It was a typical response from Ms. Lewis — witty, wise and self-deprecating.

Her service to Shelter Island is in no way typical. Her spirit, intelligence and dedication to making this a better place for everyone, young and old and all income levels, made her the conscience of the Town Board and beloved among her constituents. (more…)