BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island High Shcool social studies students with Supervisor Gary Gerth at the annual State of the Town luncheon. Front row, from left, Mason Marcello, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Caitlin Binder, Lindsey Gallagher and social studies teacher Peter Miedema. Back row, from left, Darien Hunter, Jack Lang, Francesca Frasco, Madison Hallman, Isabella Sherman, Bianca Evangelista and Sarah Lewis.
Several traditions continued for the 11th year at the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island’s ‘State of the Town’ luncheon.
One of the most significant was inviting a group of high school seniors to hear the town supervisor give, in the words of League President Lois B. Morris, “a report card for the town.” (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth giving the annual ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
Sounding more like an upbeat campaign speech than an analysis of issues facing Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth gave the 11th annual “State of the Town” address, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island, at a Sunday luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn. (more…)
DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.
ON PIANO, DREW PETERSEN
The Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series for 2018 is proud to present “A Season of Prizewinning Virtuosos” and a performance by piano virtuoso Drew Petersen. According to composer Lukas Foss, Mr. Petersen “… feels the music, he can make it come alive again, make you touched by it… That’s what is unusual. … He is not just a child prodigy but is a brilliant musician.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Sandy Baxter’s prize-winning 2017 daffodils.
Spring is here, and so is the Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Daffodil Expo which will be held at the Shelter Island Library from Monday, April 16 through Saturday, April 21. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the show is open to the public.
Come and see a selection of wild and wonderful daffodils, many of which have been American Daffodil Society show winners. Garden Club members and the public are encouraged to bring their own daffodils in for display. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | On January 22, 2018 members of Kamala Lopez’s group ‘Equal Means Equal’ dressed in period costumes and recreated the women’s suffrage parade of March 3, 1913, complete with suffragette and Shelter Island summer resident Inez Milholland (portrayed by feminist artist Natalie White) on a white horse flanked by handmaids, including Ms. Lopez on the left. On Thursday, March 8, Ms. Lopez’s film ‘Equal Means Equal’ will be screened at the Shelter Island Library by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island.
EQUAL MEANS EQUAL
In honor of Women’s History Month, on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m., the Shelter Island Library will present “Equal Means Equal,” a documentary that offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. (more…)