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03/17/17 4:30pm
Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Not according to Ashley Knight, owner and manager of The Islander.

Ashley and Chris Chobor, her partner in life, never lack for entertainment at their Midway Road home, they said. For one thing, they are expecting a baby in April, and according to Ashley, the child is quite a squirmer, a phenomenon that is an endless source of fascination for both of them. (more…)

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08/16/16 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Interns mapping septic systems this summer are (left) James Read and Wyatt Brigham.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Interns mapping septic systems this summer are (left) James Read and Wyatt Brigham.

Last year’s single town intern, Kiera Nissen laid the groundwork for intern Nicole Oliveri while former intern Henry Read provided the initial efforts for Wyatt Brigham and James Read to continue mapping septic systems on the Island this summer under the direction of Town Engineer John Cronin. (more…)

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11/04/14 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Eleven heaven. The 2014 Suffolk County Class D Volleyball champs celebrating the school’s eleventh consecutive title after defeating rival Stony Brook Monday.

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Eleven heaven. The 2014 Suffolk County Class D Volleyball champs celebrating the school’s eleventh consecutive title after defeating rival Stony Brook Monday.

“Is that an ambulance?” “I think it’s a fire truck.” “Do you think someone is hurt?”

No, it was the Shelter Island Fire Department waiting at North Ferry on Monday, November 3 to give the championship Shelter Island girls’ volleyball team an escort home. (more…)