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11/14/17 10:18am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Life savers
To the Editor:
On October 23 I suffered a severe leg injury and would like to thank Highway Department employee Robbie Brewer at the Recycling Center, Police Officer Andrew Graffignino, Police Officer Jack Thilberg, EMS personnel Annmarie Sedio and Jim Preston. (more…)

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08/28/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

A speedy recovery
To the Editor:
Robbie Gorcoff was at work last Wednesday. Nothing unusual. He’s worked for the Shelter Island Highway Department for a long time. You’d recognize his face, if not his name. He’s done the cleaning, paving, plowing, fixing and whatever else our roads require. Roads, by the way, that are spectacular compared to the metropolis up Island — Manhattan. (more…)

08/24/17 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Sunset  from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.

I visited Island artist and senior citizen Janet Culbertson on Sunday morning. Janet was on the artist studio tour last weekend along with several other artists.

Laurie Fanelli suggested I go to take a photo of one of Janet’s new works because of its subject matter. (more…)

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02/24/17 10:00am
‘Tortoise’ by Janet Culbertson, 60" x 40”, ink and charcoal, c. 1975

‘Tortoise’ by Janet Culbertson, 60″ x 40”, ink and charcoal, c. 1975

Shelter Island artist Janet Culbertson has been raising awareness about endangered animals and their shrinking habitat for more than 40 years.  Ms. Culbertson creates drawings and paintings that revolve around the devastating effects of widespread pollution and human encroachment on the environment.  (more…)

10/07/16 2:00pm
Janet Culbertson’s ‘The Warming 2,’ oil, iridescent pigments, collage on rag paper (29” x 41”)

Janet Culbertson’s ‘The Warming 2,’ oil, iridescent pigments, collage on rag paper (29” x 41”)

Several environmental-themed paintings by Island resident Janet Culbertson are being exhibited this fall in three different group shows in the area.  (more…)