10/26/18 4:30pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Costumed kids in last year’s Halloween parade.

Halloween is creeping up on Wednesday, October 31 and there’s no shortage of Island festivities for kids and parents alike. So throw on a costume, carve some pumpkins and get ready for some freaky fun. 

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09/09/18 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department members at the 9/11 memorial on the Center firehouse grounds, September 11, 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department members at the 9/11 memorial on the Center Firehouse grounds, September 11, 2016.

Anyone old enough to remember September 11, 2001 can tell you where they were when they first heard a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. They will recall the subsequent reports of a second plane hitting the complex that confirmed their fears that this was no accident, but an act of terrorism. (more…)

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06/01/18 12:01pm
COURTESY PHOTO This map of walkable trails and open space and preserved lands is available on the town’s website at ShelterIslandTown.us/OpenSpace.

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This map of walkable trails and open space and preserved lands is available on the town’s website at ShelterIslandTown.us/OpenSpace.

It may be raining today, but the Lions Club roadside cleanup scheduled for Saturday morning is on — rain or shine — and the weatherman is currently offering to cooperate. (more…)

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08/16/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department's  Chicken Barbecue last year.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue last year.

What! You haven’t purchased your tickets yet for the 54th Annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue?

You better hurry. This year, for the first time, only 2,000 tickets will be sold, according to barbecue committee chairman Brian Lechmanski. (more…)