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01/07/16 8:00am
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION Ken and Jeanne Woods

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Ken and Jeanne Woods

“They continue to share what they’ve got.”

That’s Councilwoman Chris Lewis’ one-sentence description of Jeanne and Ken Woods. The couple also consciously keeps a low profile while supporting the Shelter Island community, Ms. Lewis said. Of the countless acts of kindness the couple have performed, each one has been done quietly and with grace, Ms. Lewis added, and the word “stranger” isn’t in the Woods’ vocabulary.

Sharing and commitment to others make the Woods the Reporter’s 2015 People of the Year. (more…)

10/05/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ Action during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. That's Ian Weslek fielding a throw from the outfield as Tom Hashagen heads for home.

BEVERLEA WALZ Action during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. That’s Ian Weslek fielding a throw from the outfield as Tom Hashagen heads for home.

If the score of 19 to 18 seems a little high for a softball game, it’s because it represented the score of Sunday’s Jack Cahill Memorial Over the Hill Softball Game between winner SALT and the Sweet Tomato’s team at Fiske Field. (more…)

08/09/15 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO We are the champions. The Shelter Island Bucks raise high the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship trophy on Aviator Field in Westhampton after sweeping the series Saturday for the Island's first league championship.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island Bucks raise high the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship trophy on Aviator Field in Westhampton after sweeping the series last Saturday for the Island’s first league championship.

Winning the 2015 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship is a great achievement for the Bucks organization and the 20 players who hoisted the trophy at Aviator Field in Westhampton on Saturday night, a week ago.

But an incident that happened 1,500 miles away the following day proved there is so much more to baseball than just a winning record. (more…)

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07/27/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Heading for home. RJ Going cuts the bag at third and races to the plate in the Bucks last regular season home game Thursday. The team hosts Montauk this afternoon at 4  in game one of the HCBL playoffs.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Heading for home. RJ Going cuts the bag at third and races to the plate in the Bucks last regular season home game Thursday. The team hosts Montauk this afternoon at 4 in game one of the HCBL playoffs.

Before the first pitch in early June of the 2015 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League season, Shelter Island Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn outlined his two goals for the year: To lead his team to a winning record and a victory in the HCBL series that fell just beyond the team’s grasp in 2014.

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07/20/15 4:42pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League acted quickly to sort out Saturday night's wild game at Fiske Filed.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League has investigated an umpire’s actions at Saturday night’s game at Fiske Filed.

The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League acted swiftly to overturn Shelter Island Bucks outfielder Jonathan Moroney’s ejection from a wild game Saturday night at Fiske Field. (more…)