09/03/18 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO

JULIE LANE PHOTO

What would be your “strategic vision” for U.S. global engagement and our military? The Shelter Island Library is hosting a discussion of this topic in its popular “Great Decisions” series on Thursday, September 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (more…)

08/27/18 12:00pm
TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO
Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

In the days immediately following the 9/11 attacks, the task of memorializing the many who perished fell in some cases to those grieving multiple losses.

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05/13/14 3:04pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Michael Hynes outlined budget plans Monday night before the Board of Education.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Superintendent Michael Hynes outlined budget plans Monday night before the Board of Education.

With only the video recording operator and the press present Monday night, Superintendent Michael Hynes pressed ahead with a final formal budget hearing.

The Board of Education will go to the voters with a $10.47 million spending plan for 2014-15. Dr. Hynes noted that the proposal raises the tax levy 1.7 percent, staying within the state-imposed tax cap. (more…)

02/25/14 4:55pm
COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

The legendary film director George Stevens is primarily known for three movies he made in the 1950s: “A Place in the Sun,” “Shane” and “Giant.” Those pictures — all now regarded as classics — were built around serious, even majestic themes that revealed much about our national character and shifting values during times of upheaval in our history. Which is why they are often referred to as Stevens’s “American Trilogy.” (more…)