ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.
On the warm evening of Saturday, July 8, families and friends met on Crescent Beach, fighting a strong breeze as they spread out blankets and opened up chairs for the 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks. Kids kicked off shoes and ran up and down the beach, playing in the dwindling sunlight. (more…)
Karen H. Mullins
Karen Helene Mullins, who took up parrot rescue in retirement and brought her beloved birds to Island events to educate others about their special needs, died at age 71 in her Hay Beach home on May 5, 2017. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Lingering light over Dering Harbor.
The Village of Dering Harbor Board of Trustees adopted a budget of $324,363 for the 2017/18 fiscal year, up 2.53 percent over this year at its meeting Saturday. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | A collection of arrowheads.
This is an area that was historically populated by Native Americans and, as a result, arrowheads and other objects have been unearthed on the East End over the years.
On Saturday, March 11, the Shelter Island Historical Society offers a Native American artifacts presentation in collaboration with the Southold Indian Museum. The presentation by Lucinda Hemmick, President of Southold Indian Museum, takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Havens Barn. Collections from the Shelter Island Historical Society, Southold Indian Museum, and Shelter Island resident Paulette Van Vranken will be on exhibit. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A resident weighs in on the longstanding controversy surrounding Fresh Pond.
To the Editor:
In an attempt to change the current impaired (polluted), non-contact classification of Fresh Pond, Shelter Island Town Attorney, Laury Dowd stated at a January 2016 public meeting that Fresh Pond is similar to Marratooka Lake in Mattituck. (more…)