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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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…)
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the town of Winneconne, Wisconsin wasn’t included on any maps, it filed for secession from the United States, but rescinded the secession declaration a day later.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 . . .
COURTESY PHOTO Elizabeth Morgan on the Shelter Island course Saturday, June 17.
Elizabeth Morgan’s nickname since girlhood has been “Bitsy,” she says, as in “Itsy Bitsy.”
On Saturday, June 17, at the Shelter Island 10K, Bitsy came up big as the first woman registered from Shelter Island to cross the finish line. (more…)
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…)