03/04/17 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | A collection of arrowheads.

COURTESY PHOTO | A collection of arrowheads.

This is an area that was historically populated by Native Americans and, as a result, arrowheads and other objects have been unearthed on the East End over the years.

On Saturday, March 11, the Shelter Island Historical Society offers a Native American artifacts presentation in collaboration with the Southold Indian Museum. The presentation by Lucinda Hemmick, President of Southold Indian Museum, takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Havens Barn. Collections from the Shelter Island Historical Society, Southold Indian Museum, and Shelter Island resident Paulette Van Vranken will be on exhibit. (more…)

02/11/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

My mornings start the same way each day.

Thump. Thump. Mama. Dada. Mama. Dada. (Repeat, repeat, repeat …)

This happens sometime between 4:45 and 6:45 a.m., pretty much without fail.

It’s fairly safe to say I’ve never been much of a morning person; my wife even less so. Our 2-year-old son? That’s when he does his best work. (more…)

12/11/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik shared thoughts about preparing students for college and the workforce. Behind him are a list of his own goals to ensure students leave Shelter Island primed to pursue their ambitions.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik shared thoughts about preparing students for college and the workforce. Behind him are a list of his own goals to ensure students leave Shelter Island primed to pursue their ambitions.

When Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik saw statistics reporting Shelter Island School graduates had poor results completing two- and four-year college programs, he questioned the accuracy of the numbers. (more…)

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02/17/14 10:00am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had a celebratory meal Sunday at the Legion Hall and watched video of their championship game.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had a celebratory meal Sunday at the Legion Hall and watched video of their championship game.

Trick question: When was the last time Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team was Suffolk County champions? Never! (more…)