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06/01/18 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

Players and coaches have arrived, Fiske Field has been made ready for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) and the Shelter Island Bucks will take the field for Opening Day today, Friday, June 1 at 5 p.m. against the Southampton Breakers.

The Bucks will be right back at home tomorrow, Saturday, June 2 taking on the North Fork Ospreys.

Come out for good baseball and a good time, as the Bucks challenge for an HCBL championship.

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04/02/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO 2018 Shelter Island Bucks Head Coach Darryn Gary Smith.

COURTESY PHOTO 2018 Shelter Island Bucks Head Coach Darryn Gary Smith.

Let’s play word association. Ready?

South Africa and sports.

Easy. Rugby. Maybe soccer, because the World Cup was played there in 2010. Even cricket will do.

But baseball? (more…)

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03/02/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Carol Galligan at home on Shelter Island, where she wrote her new book, “Collision Course: The Vatican, the Nuns of America and the Meaning of Obedience.”

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Carol Galligan at home on Shelter Island, where she wrote her new book, “Collision Course: The Vatican, the Nuns of America and the Meaning of Obedience.”

In the 1970s, Carol Galligan was a working, divorced mother of two teen-age kids. Once they made their way from Manhattan to Shelter Island on Friday nights she looked forward to a few moments of bliss.

“The kids would go off and do stuff and I would sit on the back lawn and look at the water and the city melted away,” she said. “It was a Manhattan antidote.” (more…)