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06/21/14 12:00pm
COURTESY ART | It's the course, of course, that attracts many runners to the Shelter Island 10K.

COURTESY ART | It’s the course, of course, that attracts many runners to the Shelter Island 10K.

From the breathtaking views of the Island, to the chance to watch Meb Keflezighi, winner of the Boston Marathon and the American record holder for 10 kilometers, the 35th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K is ticketed to be a memorable event. (more…)

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06/11/14 11:30am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO One of many summer programs that has been hosted at Camp Quinipet is this SigmaCamp program for students with advanced abilities in science and technology. The camp not only hosts other groups, but offers its own programs for both day and overnight campers.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
One of many summer programs that has been hosted at Camp Quinipet is  SigmaCamp  for students with advanced abilities in science and technology. The camp not only hosts other groups, but offers its own programs for both day and overnight campers.

Shelter Island is not only a paradise for adults, but also for children with a host of activities — everything from one-day to summer-long programs. But competition is stiff for many of the activities, so it’s important to make choices rapidly and get registered. (more…)

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05/09/14 2:30pm
SCOTT ENSTINE PHOTO Lisa Krekeler at home with her new children’s book, “Emily and the Kindness Bracelet,” which ties in with her jewelry-making business.

SCOTT ENSTINE PHOTO
Lisa Krekeler at home with her new children’s book, “Emily and the Kindness Bracelet,” which ties in with her jewelry-making business.

A 29-year-old former upstater who lives with her husband Scott Enstine on Shelter Island, where she directs the summer sailing program at Camp Quinipet, Lisa Krekeler has done something surprising with her extensive academic background in communication — that’s “communication” ending with an “N” not an “S.” (more…)

04/11/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

Just about everybody who lives, works or has raised a family on Shelter Island knows Nurse Mary Kanarvogel. She’s been the school nurse for 12 years and her office on the second floor is a magnet for anyone with anything on their minds.

Boyfriend troubles? Cold coming on? Need glasses but there’s no money for them right now? Toothache? Want to play baseball but you don’t have a mitt?

Nurse Mary is the conduit through which the Lions Club as well as individual donors learn what the children of hard-working Island families need. (more…)

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04/02/14 5:00pm
PETER NEEDHAM PHOTO | Cold? What cold? Drew Garrison and Macklin Lang  preparing to roll tack this week after the start of a practice race.

PETER NEEDHAM PHOTO | Cold? What cold? Drew Garrison and Macklin Lang preparing to roll tack this week after the start of a practice race.

Between the snowstorms and gale force winds, the Shelter Island School sailing team has managed to get  only a few practices in during the month of March for the upcoming school regattas held in April and early May. (more…)