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09/12/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Margot, the well-travelled cat.

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Margot, the well-travelled cat.

In 30 years working on South Ferry boats, Captain Ed Kotula has seen lots of four-legged stowaways. Mice, chipmunks, squirrels, even a deer once managed to get on board.

But until a Tuesday morning this past July, he’d never seen or heard of an unaccompanied feline patrolling the deck. (more…)

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08/20/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO In a memorial service at Camp Adventure on the Camp Quinipet campus, butterflies were released.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO In a memorial service at Camp Adventure on the Camp Quinipet campus, butterflies were released.

Cancer knows no age, gender, color, religion or body type.

But for those stricken, yet fortunate enough to become part of the Camp Adventure family sponsored by the nonprofit Kids Need More, there is an ongoing support group that rallies to patients and their families whenever needs arise or a special event happens. (more…)

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08/08/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO The sailboat Badger, which went to the bottom off Camp Quinipet on August 1.

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The sailboat Badger, which went to the bottom off Camp Quinipet on August 1.

On the evening of August 1, John King was racing on a Sonar sailboat during the weekly Wednesday races that attract many boats and their crews to Greenport Harbor and along Shelter Island’s coast. He and his crew were off Jennings Point and Camp Quinipet when his friend turned to him and said, “I think there’s a boat sinking.” (more…)

08/07/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Angie passed away on November 14, but two sisters who accompanied her to Camp Adventure last summer will be back this month.

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Angie passed away on November 14, but two sisters who accompanied her to Camp Adventure last summer will be back this month.

Angie was 9 last summer, suffering from cancer, when thanks to volunteer pilots from Patient Airlift Services, she and two sisters, Jazmin and Analia, were flown to East Hampton airport and then transported to Shelter Island.

Here they participated in “Camp Adventure” at the Camp Quinipet campus for a respite from doctors and hospitals, spending a week just being children. (more…)