10/17/17 10:00am
Volunteers of Kids Need More

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  Island volunteers and staff of ‘Kids Need MoRE’s’ Camp Adventure (held each summer at Camp Quinipet) gathered for a ‘thank you’ party at the American Legion hall.

Holly Lanzetta’s 6-year-old son Sam has cancer. As a single parent of two young boys, the Southold mother has long struggled to care for her sons — including providing the medical care Sam has needed throughout the years. Ms. Lanzetta has also had to find a balance that allows her to pay her bills while working between her son’s treatments to maintain as normal a life as possible for her family. (more…)

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08/16/17 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Foaming fun at Camp Quinipet during its annual shaving cream fight. Camp Adventure has moved on campus for the week for children with cancer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Foaming fun at Camp Quinipet during its annual shaving cream fight. Camp Adventure has moved on campus for the week for children with cancer.

A ride through Camp Adventure on August 11 found suitcases and gear strewn throughout the area as campers — pediatric cancer patients and their siblings — arrived for a week-long respite from the stressful day-to-day logistics of their conditions. (more…)

08/08/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO During the fall, the Camp Adventure “family” gathered for its annual CampsGiving weekend at Quinipet. Campers and staff descend on Shelter Island Saturday for a week-long respite from cancer treatments to turn their attention to fun with friends.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
During the fall, the Camp Adventure “family” gathered for its annual CampsGiving weekend at Quinipet. Campers and staff descend on Shelter Island Saturday for a week-long respite from cancer treatments to turn their attention to fun with friends.

Dinosaurs roamed the earth thousands of years ago and their remains have been uncovered by archeologists, but were they on Shelter Island? (more…)

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07/24/17 8:00am

Old book with a damaged cover. Book is open, visible texture sheets.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Because the town of Winneconne, Wisconsin wasn’t included on any maps, it filed for secession from the United States, but rescinded the secession declaration a day later.

The first air conditioned New York City subway car appeared on the F line that runs from the southern tip of Brooklyn, through Manhattan and out to Queens.

Singer, rock guitarist and songwriter Jimi Hendrix quit as the opening act for the Monkees during the group’s American tour.

Dr. Thomas Starzi at the University of Colorado performed the first successful liver transplant on a 19-month old child.

The Beatles signed a petition printed in the London Times calling for the legalization of marijuana

And on Shelter Island . . .

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