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08/09/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Author Karen Kiaer in Hadley, Massachusetts at the grave of Governor John Webster, her grandfather 10 generations removed.

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Author Karen Kiaer in Hadley, Massachusetts at the grave of Governor John Webster, her grandfather 10 generations removed.

This past year, Island resident Karen Kiaer undertook what she describes as a “labor of love.”

The result is “Ancestors Through My Eyes,” a nonfiction book describing her journey unearthing stories of her Ingersoll ancestors, following 10 generations of family members as they traveled through Massachusetts, Michigan and New York. (more…)

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11/27/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Bayman Steve Lenox throwing out the first dredge of the 2017 scallop season.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Bayman Steve Lenox throwing out the first dredge of the 2017 scallop season.

Last week the veil was lifted on a question at the center of the East End’s culture as well as its economy: How many Peconic Bay scallops made it through algae blooms, whelk attacks, underwater landslides and onto dinner tables this season? (more…)

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06/21/17 2:00pm
Frank Vesuvio cutting second base on his way to third.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Frank Vesuvio Tuesday at Fiske Field cutting second base on his way to third.

The Shelter Island Bucks returned to Fiske Field on Tuesday, June 20 winners of three of the their last four games and tied for second place in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. (more…)

06/07/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Returning to action for the Bucks Opening Day June  was team mascot Billy Buck with veteran batboy Tate Ford.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Returning to action for the Bucks Opening Day June was team mascot Billy Buck with veteran batboy Tate Ford.

Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and Assistant GM Dave Gurney were in high spirits before the team’s opener at Fiske Field last Friday afternoon even though the day had delivered just enough precipitation to keep the crowds at bay.

But soon the evening turned warm and clear, getting better with every run the Bucks racked up to beat the Sag Harbor Whalers, 12-2. (more…)