12/06/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Senior division medalists at the 52ne annual Science Fair are (l-r) Kyle Burns, Luke Lowell-Liszanckie, Roilando Carbajal, Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher, Keith Taplin, Henry Binder, Lyng Coyne, Daniel Martin and Abigail Kotula. Ms. Gallagher took best in fair in the senior division that included students in grades nine through 12.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Senior division medalists at the 52ne annual Science Fair are (l-r) Kyle Burns, Luke Lowell-Liszanckie, Roilando Carbajal, Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher, Keith Taplin, Henry Binder, Lyng Coyne, Daniel Martin and Abigail Kotula. Ms. Gallagher took best in fair in the senior division that included students in grades nine through 12.

Young scientists displayed their talents Friday night at the Shelter Island School 52nd annual Science Fair. The fair was dedicated to teacher Sharon Gibbs, who is out on sick leave this year. (more…)

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07/22/16 4:30pm
JULIA BRENNAN Pookie at a town landing on silver Beach.

JULIA BRENNAN Pookie at a town landing on silver Beach.

Something was seriously wrong.

My 15-pound dog, Pookie, wobbled around the floor of the sunny examining room, unable to get her legs to move as they should. Her usual effortless gait had been replaced by a swaying stagger that would be comical if it wasn’t so terrifying. She collapsed, panting, watched by the veterinarian and his assistant, whose expressions had grown somber. (more…)

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02/18/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Senior transportation
To the Editor:
A senior client who uses the Shelter Island Senior Transportation program expressed her concern upon hearing that there would be no more money for rides until April 1, 2016. This is a valid concern deserving explanation. (more…)

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02/12/16 12:23pm
COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

K.C.  Bailey had noticed the red-tailed hawk circling above the bird feeder at her home on North Cartwright Road. And then looking out the window on Thursday, she saw the beautiful predator sitting on one of the posts of her fence.

When it hadn’t moved two hours later, Ms. Bailey knew something was wrong. (more…)