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12/09/17 3:00pm

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Peter J. Ritzler, who always preferred to be called Pete, Dad or Grandpa, died November 17, 2017 at Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian, Florida. He was 72. (more…)

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09/01/17 12:00pm
BRIAN HAKLISCH PHOTO Aerial photo of the former St. Gabriel’s property soon to be an upscale housing development on the shores of Coecles Harbor.

BRIAN HAKLISCH PHOTO
Aerial photo of the former St. Gabriel’s property soon to be an upscale housing development on the shores of Coecles Harbor.

By a vote of 4-0 with one member absent, the Planning Board approved the final subdivision of “Pandion Landing,” the luxury residential development slated to rise on the shores of Coecles Harbor where St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center once stood. (more…)

07/20/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR

Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)

06/30/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | 1907 ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ by Klimt

COURTESY PHOTO | 1907 ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ by Klimt

RECOVERING LOOTED NAZI ART

Raymond Dowd, an attorney specializing in recovery of art looted by the Nazis, will be the next guest speaker at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues program on June 30. Mr. Dowd’s talk begins at 7 p.m. and he will share details about how looted art bankrolled the Nazi war machine and about legal efforts to return art to the rightful owners, despite opposition from some of the world’s most prominent museums and art collectors.   (more…)