05/25/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

Seventeen college students are at Camp Quinipet this week to participate in a three-day Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program Leadership Summit. It’s designed to prepare them to apply their skills working within teams. (more…)

03/12/16 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Happy revelers at the Cheryl Hanabury Island Gift of Life party at the Ram’s Head Inn last week, which Codger attended.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Happy revelers at the Cheryl Hannabury Island Gift of Life party at the Ram’s Head Inn last week, which Codger attended.

As usual, Codger did not score a skateboard or a pedicure at the Hannabury Fair last Saturday, although he did fill up on the cookies he had thought about since last year’s party. (more…)

03/04/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | One of the auction prizes at the Island Gift of Life gala Saturday: A stay at this lighthouse off the coast of Maine.

COURTESY PHOTO | One of the auction prizes at the Island Gift of Life gala Saturday: A stay at this lighthouse off the coast of Maine.

Would you be interested in bidding on a three-night stay at an historic island light station off the coast of Maine? Does a week in a villa in Tuscany sound appealing? How about a glass table sculpted by Hap Bowditch and two Adirondack chairs crafted by Brian Cass? (more…)

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02/19/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Brooke Bradley, who generally prefers to be outside, enjoying a winter day near her new Camp Quinipet home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Brooke Bradley, who generally prefers to be outside, enjoying a winter day near her new Camp Quinipet home.

When Brooke Bradley was a little girl growing up in East Tennessee, she loved her Girl Scout camp. That love abides.

The new director of Camp Quinipet came last fall to work at the historic children’s sleep-away and day camp — founded in 1922 — and has since been applying her decades of experience working with children outdoors. (more…)

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01/29/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eliza McCarthy

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eliza McCarthy

Spinning. Twirling. Jumping. Little visions in pink tights, tutus and ballet slippers, soon to be changed for tap shoes, giggling their way through dance lessons.

They’re 3, 4 and 5 years old, these Shelter Island girls, and clearly having so much fun being taught by Ashley Knight in St. Mary’s Parish Hall that they’re oblivious to visitors watching them working their way through routines. (more…)