KATERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | An artifact from when Shelter Island was a key player in the industry of the east coast.
Fish in general and oysters in particular have long been a way of life on Shelter Island, providing sustenance and a profession to generations of residents. Until the 1950s, the Shelter Island Oyster Company was a booming aquatic enterprise located on the shores of Dering Harbor. That was then, and though not as plentiful as they once were, efforts are underway across the East End to bring oysters back to local waters — which is reason enough to celebrate. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Ebeth Lones.
The Shelter Island Historical Society welcomes Ebeth Lones as its new communications/donor development coordinator. Ebeth has a B.A. in English from Kent State University and over 20 years of editing, writing, market research, and hospitality experience. (more…)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12
Book in the woods, through October read pages of “Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn” on half-mile Mashomack Preserve trail. Adult must accompany children. Call for details (631) 749-4219.
Voter registration, for library budget vote. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Library, upper level. (more…)
Mary Arden Clark
Mary Arden Clark, 80, formerly of Shelter Island, died peacefully at home in Rockland, Maine surrounded by her family on Monday, September 11, 2017. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Long Island Cheese looks like the pumpkin that carried Cinderella to the ball.
My long bed-making ordeal is over. (more…)