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08/08/18 2:00pm

Island Bookshelf

Whether it’s something in the water, the opportunity for peace and quiet or the inspiration of our own local characters, Shelter Island has no shortage of gifted writers. This column will highlight current books by Island authors, beginning this week with a memoir, “All Happy Families,” by Jeanne McCulloch.

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08/03/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO And the ribbon is cut! From left, Senator Ken LaValle, Youth Services Coordinator Anthony Zutter, Town Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mary Ellen McGayhey.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
And the ribbon is cut! From left, Senator Ken LaValle, Youth Services Coordinator Anthony Zutter, Town Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mary Ellen McGayhey.

On Saturday, July 21, The Shelter Island Library hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the Youth Services Room that was built in January. The ceremony had a “phenomenal turnout,” with a large number of community members and town legislators gathering to eat snacks and chat while children made macaroni necklaces and Shark Week-themed crafts, according to Anthony Zutter, librarian and Youth Services Coordinator. (more…)

08/02/18 10:00am
STOCK PHOTO St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 4, at 6 p.m.

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St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, August 4, at 6 p.m.

A weekly round-up of activities and events on Shelter Island.

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07/30/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO ‘Five Finger Discount’ tells the tales of Ms. Stapinski’s family.

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‘Five Finger Discount’ tells the tales of Ms. Stapinski’s family.

Family history is a thread common to all. There are stories we tell each other as we gather on holidays, special occasions and family dinners. There are stories that serve to keep a family member alive in our hearts and minds and stories that become part of the fabric of who we are.

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