Although a long-time Island resident, until the past year Craig Wood has been known best here in environmental circles for his volunteer efforts helping to clear paths, trim vines and, in the past year, contribute his knowledge to the town’s Deer & Tick Committee.
He’s been considering a more public role and that opportunity opened when Assessor Quinn Karpeh announced his resignation to take a job out of town in financial services. (more…)
The Shelter Island DECA Club was successful again this year at the Suffolk County DECA Regional Competition. DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is an international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. James Theinert and Martha Tuthill worked with the students to prepare them for this competition. Island students competed with over 1,800 students from other Suffolk County DECA Clubs. (more…)
The 37th annual Shelter Island 10K race on June 18 was one for the books, with Lansing, Michigan’s Nancy Nzisa breaking a record for women runners that had held for nearly two decades. (more…)
Nicholas Vecchio lives in Jacksonville, Florida these days. But he grew up in Shelter Island, which will always hold a special place in his heart — and for good reason.
“Sixteen years ago this Christmas, Islanders showed their true colors when they came to our aid after we had a house fire in the early morning hours of Christmas Day,” Nicholas explained. “The love and support we received is something my family will never forget, and is truly what makes Shelter Island special.” (more…)