06/11/15 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO| Valentina Fenten

COURTESY PHOTO| Valentina Felten

William and Jacquelyn Felten have announced the birth of their first child, Valentina Rose Felten, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measuring 19 inches. She arrived January 28, 2015 at 5:36 p.m. at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.

The proud grandparents are Anthony and Barbara Borrello of Silver Beach and Bill and Carol Felten of Rockville Centre. She is the fourth grandchild for both Mr. and Mrs. Borrello and Mr. and Mrs. Felten.

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05/23/15 11:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the April 27 session of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for this session.

Sofia Morales-Barranco of Shelter Island was fined $100 plus a state surcharge of $93 for not being a licensed driver. A right-of-way violation was dismissed as covered in the plea.

Victor A. Sacaquirin of Shelter Island was fined $300 plus $93 for being an unlicensed driver.

Lev Stravchinsky of Brooklyn was fined $750 plus $400 for driving while intoxicated. His license was revoked for six months and he received a one-year conditional discharge. Mr. Stravchinsky was assigned an ignition interlock device for six months. Other violations — making an unsafe start, speeding and failure to stop at a stop sign — were dismissed as covered in the plea.

Twelve cases were adjourned until later dates on the court’s calendar — 11 at the request of the defendants or their attorneys and one at the request of the court.

05/02/15 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Sy Weissman in action, taking a photo of Marion Klupka. His photos line the walls of the Senior Activity Center.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Sy Weissman in action, taking a photo of Marion Klupka. His photos line the walls of the Senior Activity Center.

While visiting the Senior Activity Center last week, I noticed some impressive photos on the walls and was told they were taken by Sy Weissman. Yoga teacher Jean Lawless said, “He’s a great guy. You should write about him.” (more…)

03/16/15 12:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Maria Schultheis in her Kitchen on North Ferry Road.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Maria Schultheis in her Kitchen on North Ferry Road.

Maria Schultheis was working in the kitchen at Greeny’s, a store that would become her own Maria’s Kitchen, when she saw a heart appear on a piece of foil covering a steaming pot of quinoa and vegetable soup. The unmistakable shape formed like a black and white photo developing in a darkroom. So she framed it. (more…)