01/26/18 3:00pm
STOCK PHOTO | Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

STOCK PHOTO  Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art, but it is now a popular physical activity for senior citizens around the world.

Tai Chi classes are coming to the Senior Activity Center in March. Classes will meet twice weekly for one hour and will go on for eight weeks.

Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli tells me that classes are going to be taught by a certified instructor from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, free of charge. (more…)

09/10/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Historic photo of Lisa See's family.

COURTESY PHOTO | Historic photo of Lisa See’s family.

Lisa See, whose latest novel is “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,” and Peter Lighte, Island resident, author, expert sinologist, and founding member of the international NGO OneSky, will come to the Shelter Island Library on Thursday, September 14 at 6 p.m. to present “Twenty Years in a Changing China.” They will speak about their work and their respective experiences in and with China and its culture. (more…)

01/16/15 10:00am
GRETEL FRENCH

GRETEL FRENCH

Note: Our bowling columnist reports from China that league standings will appear at the end of each five-week period.

The main events have come and gone — Christmas and the New Year! What better way to burn some post-holiday calories than throwing a 10-, 12- or even 18-pound ball down a wooden alley? (more…)

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05/13/14 12:08pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Michael Anarone will be back for a second tour of duty on the streets of Shelter Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Michael Arnone will be back for a second tour of duty on the streets of Shelter Island.

Once again Michael Arnone will be on the streets of Shelter Island.

Mr. Arnone, 21, who was a traffic control officer for the police department last summer, will have the same duties this year. (more…)

04/14/14 4:33pm
COURTESY PHOTO | 'King of Masks' will the featured Movies at the Library

COURTESY PHOTO | ‘King of Masks’ will the featured film at Movies at the Library on Tuesday, April 15..

Movies at the Library had planned to screen “King of Masks” in January; winter weather intervened. But it’s so gentle and charming a film that we wanted to treat our viewers to another chance. “King of Masks” is now scheduled to be shown on the lower level of the library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15. (more…)