05/18/18 8:00am
LINDA BRUNO PHOTOS | This damaged building is an example of how Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico.

LINDA BRUNO PHOTOS | This damaged building is an example of how Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico.

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 it was one of the strongest storms ever recorded. In its wake, the massive storm left a trail of damage and destruction on the island that still hasn’t been resolved. (more…)

05/17/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 17

Men’s ad hoc golf, 9:30  a.m. Shelter Island Country Club. Open to the public. Regular fees apply for non-members.

Past Presidents and New Members Tea, hosted by the Garden Club of Shelter Island. 2 p.m., Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Bring a teacup arrangement and a potential new member. Hats and gloves are optional. (more…)

05/10/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes are the New Moon Blues Band.

COURTESY PHOTO | Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes are the New Moon Blues Band.

NEW MOON BLUES BAND

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm proudly presents New Moon Blues Band in concert at the Manor House Music Room on Saturday, May 12 with shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Featuring Karl Schwarz, Gregory Morgan and David A. Barnes, the New Moon Blues Band is built around the sounds of traditional acoustic blues and spiritual tunes.

This performance is the third in Sylvester Manor’s 2018 concert series and the second of two shows this spring in the Manor House Music Room. Tickets are $25. Visit sylvestermanor.org or call (631) 749-0626 for tickets and information.

02/08/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS Guests enjoyed a three-course meal of balsamic-braised short ribs with basil gremolata, polenta and roasted vegetables created by chef Susan Binder at the Celebrity Chef dinner in the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall on January 27. From left, helpers Ellen Gove, Lindsey Gallagher, German exchange student Vincent Stuck, and his host Cass Egan of Mercy High School, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, chef Susan Binder and Reverend Stephen Fearing.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The January 27  Celebrity Chef dinner featured the talents of Susan Binder and was held in the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall. Shown from left, helpers Ellen Gove, Lindsey Gallagher, German exchange student Vincent Stuck, and his host Cass Egan of Mercy High School, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, chef Susan Binder and Reverend Stephen Fearing. The next Celebrity Chef dinner is coming up on Thursday, February 15 with guest chef Michelle Beckwith. Reserve early!

NEXT CELEBRITY CHEF

The next Celebrity Chef dinner at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will feature guest chef Michelle Beckwith. The dinner will be Thursday, February 15 at 6 p.m. and the menu will include antipasto, Caesar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, Parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. Reserve by calling (631) 749-0805. (more…)

02/01/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Architectural rendering of the Shelter Island Historical Society's Havens House with new archives building.

COURTESY PHOTO | Architectural rendering of the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Museum with new History Center attached.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY UPDATE

The Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Museum is currently closed for repairs and upgrades, including HVAC and climate control installation. As part of the continued construction of the new Shelter Island History Center addition, the climate control measures will ensure the proper care and preservation of the museum collection. (more…)