06/22/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Endless Summer cocktail party, in support of the 60th annual Shelter Island Fireworks. 6 to 9 p.m., Sunset Beach. Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music and raffles. $75 in advance, $100 at the door. Details at shelterislandfireworks.com (more…)

05/25/17 2:00pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO  |  The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

2017 CITIZENSHIP AWARD

Each year, the Shelter Island Lions Club bestows its Citizenship Award on an individual (or two) who embodies the spirit of volunteerism in the community. This year’s recipients are Tippi and Al Bevan who run the Shelter Island Food Pantry and deliver food to homebound Islanders through the Meals on Wheels program. Members of the Lions Club will present the award to the Bevans at a dinner on Thursday, May 25 at The Pridwin. Tickets are $45 and are available at the library. (more…)

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05/07/17 3:00pm
David Jones Crandall

David Jones Crandall

David Jones Crandall
David Jones Crandall, beloved son, uncle, brother, life partner, and friend, who considered Shelter Island his home away from home, died in San Diego on March 13, 2017. He was 61. (more…)

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04/25/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Changing of the guard. Greg Sulhian congratulates new Fire Department Chief Anthony Reiter at the Center firehouse Monday evening.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Changing of the guard. Greg Sulahian congratulates new Fire Department Chief Anthony Reiter at the Center firehouse Monday evening.

When Greg Sulahian became chief of the Shelter Island Fire Department 17 months ago, he admits he had a big learning curve. He had expected to have another year as first assistant chief to learn the ropes, but when Will Anderson resigned as chief in November 2015, he was flung into the job and took it on with confidence, he said.

Still, after eight years in what’s known as “the chief’s line” and with children now grown, he and his wife Debbie agreed it’s time to have more time together and with their grandchildren. (more…)