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08/25/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Megan Hergrueter with her work. The white and black vessel is an example of a raku technique — applying horsehair to red-hot pottery to create a singed effect.

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Megan Hergrueter with her work. The white and black vessel is an example of a raku technique — applying horsehair to red-hot pottery to create a singed effect.

The week leading up to Shelter Island’s ArtSI open artist studios event, Megan Hergrueter had her hands full. As in full of clay. (more…)

11/16/16 4:30pm
COURTESY ART COURTESY IMAGES Drivers Ed instructor Ian Karnarvogel on Monday night showed the School Board the State Farm Driver Feedback app he uses to provide students with objective data after practice sessions about their acceleration, braking and cornering; it also maps each driver’s session indicating where on the route problems occurred.

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Drivers Ed instructor Ian Karnarvogel on Monday night showed the School Board the State Farm Driver Feedback app he uses to provide students with objective data after practice sessions about their acceleration, braking and cornering; it also maps each driver’s session indicating where on the route problems occurred.

From the importance of respectful debate to preventing summer academic slippage to an app that rates student driving, the Shelter Island Board of Education heard wide-ranging reports at its meeting Monday. It also bailed out the yearbook, which has come up about $5,000 short of funds for recent issues. (more…)

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11/14/16 10:00am
Allison Taylor French

Allison Taylor French

Allison Taylor French
Allison Taylor French, 84, a former resident of Shelter Island, died peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Meridian Nursing & Rehabilitation in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, surrounded by his loving family. (more…)

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09/18/15 2:00pm
Thomas James Moran

Thomas James Moran

Thomas James Moran
Former longtime Shelter Island resident Thomas James Moran of Greenport died August 31, 2015 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. He was 84.

He was born August 24, 1931, in Franklin Square to Josephine (Barry) and Thomas Moran. He married Madeline (née Nicoll) on December 28, 1993, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Shelter Island. (more…)

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07/15/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

One month from tomorrow will mark the 110th anniversary of the Eastern Long Island Hospital Association’s first meeting. An all-volunteer organization at the time, the precursor to the hospital’s current board of directors gathered in 1905 to establish the building blocks of a community hospital. (more…)