11/06/14 4:30pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO Here’s a white kalanchoe. White plants mix well, enhancing other shades.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
Here’s a white kalanchoe. White plants mix well, enhancing other shades.

Still no frost!

We’re two weeks past the average date. The roses opposite St. Agnes Catholic Church in Greenport are still blooming their little heads off. Here on the Island, I’ve closed my beds and emptied my window boxes, so I’m definitely feeling fall-ish. And enjoying every minute of it. (more…)

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10/28/14 4:00pm
ELEANOR OP. LABROZZI PHOTO| Amira Lawrence (20) was a star performer in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball teams big win over Mercy-McGann.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO| Amira Lawrence (20) was a star performer in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team’s big win over McGann-Mercy.

Despite appearances, Shelter Island varsity volleyball teams’s sixth consecutive undefeated league title was neither easy nor the result inevitable. (more…)

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10/07/14 10:00am

 

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Amira Lawrence, #20, gets up and goes for the score Monday at home against Hampton Bays.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Amira Lawrence, #20, gets up and goes for the score Monday at home against Hampton Bays.

While the volleyball teams in League VIII are the same as last year, there have been some changes in the coaching ranks.

With new coaches come new energy, perhaps a shift in philosophy and occasionally a dramatic change in the level of play. In 2013, Coach Donna Fischer took the Pierson Whalers from one win the previous season to the Class D county finals. This season both Greenport and Port Jefferson have new head coaches and both have had a strong first half of the season. (more…)