CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Mary and Albert Dickson at home on Shelter Island.
Albert Dickson’s family history includes a number of people about whom you could say, “They did good.”
His great uncle got the idea that places for public access to the water should be designated by the town, and not just rely on the friendly and tolerant owners of near-shore property. He helped establish the town landings we use today. Albert’s grandmother once risked her life to rescue a swimmer in trouble near Second Bridge, and was rewarded when the woman she saved gave her a set of gold spoons. And his parents, Anton and Mary Dickson, in spite of their own very modest means, somehow managed to give food and support to people in the community who needed it. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
Shelter Island High School held its annual commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon as the Class of 2017 received its diplomas.
Olivia Yeaman, who will attend Providence College in the fall, was valedictorian, and Will Garrison, who will attend SUNY Buffalo, was salutatorian.
COURTESY PHOTO William Theinert with Nancy and Cooper at home in Connecticut.
Whether the next President of the United States is red, blue or purple, one of the helicopters in POTUS’s fleet will be made by the aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky, with electrical systems designed by Shelter Island High School Class of 2002 graduate William Theinert. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
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ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last year’s 10K Run.
Friday, June 16
• 5:30 to 8 p.m. — Pre-Race Pasta Buffet presented by Shelter Island students at the American Legion Hall opposite the Shelter Island High School. Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 children under 12, $30 maximum for one family, $15 anytime for Shelter Island residents.
• 5:30 to 8 p.m. — Registration and package pickup at Shelter Island High School Gym. (more…)