10/06/16 2:00pm
The official 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival poster featuring ‘Ship of Fools,’ a painting by artist John Alexander.

The official 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival poster featuring ‘Ship of Fools,’ a painting by artist John Alexander.

HAMPTONS FILM FEST

The first hint of fall is in the air, and for film lovers that means just one thing — the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is gearing up for another run on the East End over Columbus Day Weekend.

The 24th edition of the HIFF runs from October 6 to 10 and includes 68 features and 58 shorts — representing the work of filmmakers from 32 countries — that will be screened at venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton. In addition to the movies, HIFF also hosts panel discussions and parties.

For full schedule, film descriptions and ticket packages and passes visit hamptonsfilmfest.org. (more…)

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08/16/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Misael Carias of John Olinkiewicz Wooden House, left, battling for possession with Felipe Marin of Binder Pools, in Monday’s opening round action of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Misael Carias of John Olinkiewicz Wooden House, left, battling for possession with Felipe Marin of Binder Pools, in Monday’s opening round action of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field.

Braving the intense sun and heat on Monday afternoon, 100 players competed on the first day of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup, an adult soccer tournament at Fiske Field sponsored by Sunset Beach and the Shelter Island Recreation Department. (more…)

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06/03/16 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Lions Club Citizen of the Year, Phil Power, left, with Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Lions Club Citizen of the Year, Phil Power, left, with Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty

Phil Power, the Shelter Island Lions Club 2016 Citizen of the Year, was honored at a gala dinner at the Pridwin Hotel on May 26.

Presenting Mr. Power with the award ( above) was Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty. (more…)

05/27/16 8:00am
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JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Kids at the parade in 2014.

Shelter Island’s Memorial Day events and ceremonies honor those who died while serving in America’s armed forces. They are a quintessential part of small town life and an annual tradition for locals and visitors alike.

This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 30 with Shelter Island observances presented by American Legion Mitchell Post 281 and Ladies Auxiliary, as well as the Shelter Island Fire Department and its Ladies Auxilary. The Shelter Island Lions Club sponsors post-parade activities and food. (more…)