12/08/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Lego Club, 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

Third annual Decorate Your Door, Store or More, a contest sponsored by the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce. Vote online for your favorite through December 18. shelterislandchamber.org. (more…)

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12/05/16 2:00pm
Catherine Kupsh Becker

Catherine Kupsh Becker

Catherine Kupsh Becker
Catherine Becker passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 surrounded by friends and family, just a few weeks short of her 99th birthday. (more…)

11/23/16 12:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

TAKE A DIP FOR THE LIBRARY

The seventh annual Turkey Plunge has arrived! Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelter Island Library, the plunge is Saturday, November 26 at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach. (more…)

11/23/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Thanksgiving community potluck dinner, 2 p.m., fellowship hall of Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Bring a dish to share. Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie provided. Call Dana or Emily at (631) 7498-5092 for details. Call ahead to arrange rides or for a meal to be delivered to a homebound resident. (more…)

11/15/16 4:30pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | A male cardinal, spotted in Mashomack last winter.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | A male cardinal, spotted in Mashomack last winter.

“Cover, food and water are what birds need.”

So began Mashomack Preserve’s Tom Damiani in his slide presentation to the Shelter Island Women’s Club on November 1.

He went on to say: “All birds need cover to protect them from their prey and while most can forage for food throughout the year, during the winter, water is often at a premium. If you provide it, try to keep it from freezing.” (more…)