07/29/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTOS ‘Five Tuskers and a Temptress’ by Ms. Schrott.

COURTESY PHOTOS
‘Five Tuskers and a Temptress’ by Susan Schrott.

Artist, actress, and psychotherapist Susan Schrott gave an inspiring talk at the Shelter Island Library July 19 about the side-by-side exhibition of her and her mother’s art and the connection between the themes and styles of their work.

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07/25/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS A picturesque Shelter Island sunset from the ferry Joseph Thienert Jr.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
A picturesque Shelter Island sunset from the ferry Lt. Joe Theinert.

The Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund Annual Benefit raised over $14,000 on Thursday, July 19 at the South Ferry East Landing. Over 200 people attended the lawn party and southern boil, while more than 100 stayed for the ferry cruise.

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12/01/17 4:30pm
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

Shelter Island takes care of its own. These Island groups represent all age groups and address a range of community programs and services, supported largely by volunteer efforts and donations. In addition, each of the Island’s churches provides outreach programs. During this season, please consider helping out or lending a hand — and let us know if we have inadvertently omitted any group.
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11/28/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Will Smiley going strong to he hoop in the annual Thienert 3 on 3 tournament last weekend at the school gym.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Will Smiley going strong to he hoop in the annual Thienert 3 on 3 tournament last weekend at the school gym.

Once again, this year’s “3 on 3” basketball tournament was a huge success, helping support the nonprofit Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund.

This event is just one of several that are hosted throughout the year to fund the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch, which helps veterans and Gold Star families. (more…)

11/22/17 2:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — this Saturday, Crescent Beach.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — it’s Saturday, November 25 at Crescent Beach.

TAKE THE PLUNGE!

A plunge into the frigid waters of the bay in support of the public library has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition here. The 8th annual Turkey Plunge is Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m. sharp at Crescent Beach and costumes are highly encouraged.

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