09/19/16 8:00am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO |A new septic system servicing the school and the Legion Hall will help protect our ground and surface waters.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO |A new septic system servicing the school and the Legion Hall will help protect our ground and surface waters.

Fred Thiele delivers
At Monday’s press conference in front of the American Legion Hall announcing that $500,000 would be flowing from state coffers to the town and the Shelter Island School District, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) noted that he knows where Shelter Island is. (more…)

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09/15/16 8:00am
BEVERLEA WAZLZ PHOTO Kayaks lining Wades Beach before the third annual Great Peconic Race Saturday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kayaks lining Wades Beach before the third annual Great Peconic Race Saturday.

Two years ago, when I turned 60, I decided I would kayak around Shelter Island as a personal challenge. With very little training, I set out one morning in a plastic sit-on-top 12-foot boat I’d bought for my wife. Seven hours later I finished and a bucket list item was checked off.

Later that summer I discovered after the running of the first Great Peconic Race (GPR) in 2014 that circumnavigating the Island in a kayak wasn’t exactly an original idea. When I saw the times posted by paddlers, I realized I had a lot of work to do. (more…)

09/01/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Thomas Mesa will perform at the Perlman Music Program on September 2.

COURTESY PHOTO | Thomas Mesa will perform at the Perlman Music Program on September 2.

PMP ALUMNI RECITAL

The Perlman Music Program will be showcasing talented alumni in a two-day recital featuring cellist Thomas Mesa and violinist Mariella Haubs. (more…)

08/18/16 2:00pm
COURTESY ART Perlman Music This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

COURTESY ART  This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM
Violinist Eric Silberger brings his award-winning talent to the Perlman Music Program this weekend in the first of the season’s alumni recitals. Mr. Silberger has performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and around the world.

A PMP student over a decade ago, Mr. Silberger is scheduled to perform a mix of classical selections at the Clark Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19.

Tickets are $25, free for those under age 18. Virtuoso Society members may email PMP for priority seating at [email protected] For details, see perlmanmusicprogram.org. (more…)