08/25/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department's 53d annual Chicken Barbecue

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Happiness at Saturday’s Shelter Island Fire Department’s 53d annual Chicken Barbecue

The old saying, “No rest for the weary,” should be, “Little rest for the bravest,” when it comes to putting together one of summer’s greatest traditions for our community, the Shelter Island Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue. (more…)

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08/24/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A slide set up for kids last year at last year's Country Fair was a popular attraction.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A slide set up for kids last year at last year’s Country Fair was a popular attraction.

Saturday, the place to be is in the Center for two annual late summer events — the 36th annual Shelter Island Fire Department Country Fair and the seventh annual Green Expo.

Before there was a single fire department, the Country Fair was the major fund-raising event for the Center’s department, while the chicken barbecue was the specialty of the Heights’ department. (more…)