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12/06/17 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.

The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.

Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)

10/23/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO And they're off! The start of the 18th annual 5K Run/Walk Saturday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO And they’re off! The start of the 18th annual 5K Run/Walk Saturday.

On a perfect autumn Saturday, Shelter Islanders turned out to cheer on athletes of all ages running and walking in their hometown 5K race — and raise money and awareness in the fight against women’s cancers. (more…)

05/20/17 11:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

Walker or runner, the trick for turtles and hares is putting one foot in front of the other until you see the finish line.

At that point, your instincts will be your guide. Although years ago, our Island 5K did make a logistics screwup. The bountiful food that is provided at all our races was improperly located. The grills for hot dogs and hamburgers were on Crescent Beach’s sand. (more…)

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02/10/16 4:30pm
Home page of the new Deer & Tick website at shelterislanddeerandtick.org.

Home page of the new Deer & Tick website at shelterislanddeerandtick.org.

A woman visiting Shelter Island last year contracted Lyme disease that has become a serious illness. She believes her condition could have been prevented if she had known about the tick infestation on the Island and the signs of tick bites, which might have prompted her to get medical treatment sooner. (more…)