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03/03/17 12:30pm

Not surprisingly, great teachers have generally had great teachers of their own — those who inspired them to pursue a career in education. That’s the case for the Reporter’s Person of the Year, Janine Mahoney. (more…)

01/27/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island National Honor Society members new and old are (l-r) Sophia Strauss, Isabella Sherman, Julia Labrozzi, Will Garrison, Olivia Yeaman, Sydney Clark, Nicolette Frasco. Elizabeth Larson, Sara Lewis, Like Gilpin, Madison Hallman, Francesca Frasco, Melissa Frasco, Bianca Evangelista, Lindsey Gallagher and Emily Strauss.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Shelter Island National Honor Society members new and old are (l-r) Sophia Strauss, Isabella Sherman, Julia Labrozzi, Will Garrison, Olivia Yeaman, Sydney Clark, Nicolette Frasco. Elizabeth Larson, Sara Lewis, Luke Gilpin, Madison Hallman, Francesca Frasco, Melissa Frasco, Bianca Evangelista, Lindsey Gallagher and Emily Strauss.

Excitement written on their faces and surrounded by relatives who came to share in their golden moment, eight students were inducted.

Tuesday night into the Shelter Island Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Eight others, already in the honor society, participated in a re-induction ceremony. (more…)

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06/03/16 4:30pm
Janine Mahoney in her classroom at the Shelter Island School.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Janine Mahoney in her classroom at the Shelter Island School.

When Janine Mahoney was a fifth grader in Shoreham, she acquired a pen pal named Christine Hibbert who lived in Mansfield, England and had brown hair, blue eyes and glasses, just like 11-year-old Janine.

Over the four decades that Janine and Christine have exchanged letters, both have married, had daughters and led rich, rewarding lives. But the two women have never actually spoken to each other. (more…)

05/29/15 5:02pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTOS| The trim.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTOS| The trim.

He managed to keep his shirt clean.

The good sport award goes to Shelter Island School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik on Friday. He “volunteered” to have his head shaved to raise money for the Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that takes place in Southold tomorrow. (more…)

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03/26/15 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO | The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012.

Joseph Frohnhoefer Jr., the charitable businessman who founded the Southold-based marine assistance company Sea Tow Services International and donated to several causes across the North Fork, died Tuesday. He was 71. (more…)