COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn
The Shelter Island Historical Society welcomes Laura Colfer as its new bookkeeper. Laura has a B.A. in Business and Accounting from Dowling College and over 15 years experience working with local businesses on the North Fork. She also works as a full-time teacher’s assistant at Tuckahoe Common School District in Southampton. (more…)
Marion F. Gleason, a longtime resident of Shelter Island and retired educator, died Dec. 9 in Southampton Hospital after a brief illness. She was 88. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | Carolers will take part in the tree lighting at The Chequit on December 9.
TREE LIGHTING AT THE CHEQUIT
On Saturday, December 9, The Chequit hosts a Christmas tree lighting to benefit the Shelter Island Historical Society. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. and includes a bake sale, refreshments, ornament and cookie decorating, carolers and photo booth with Santa. 4 to 6 p.m. (more…)
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Tea & Tree deadline, if you’re not already a member or donor — join Sylvester Manor by December 1 to receive invitation to annual members, donors, volunteers and sponsors holiday celebration scheduled for December 10. Details at sylvestermanor.org or (631) 749-0626 (more…)
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — it’s Saturday, November 25 at Crescent Beach.
TAKE THE PLUNGE!
A plunge into the frigid waters of the bay in support of the public library has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition here. The 8th annual Turkey Plunge is Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m. sharp at Crescent Beach and costumes are highly encouraged.