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08/10/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A specially-designed wheelchair for use on beaches is at Crescent Beach, courtesy of the Department of Public Works.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
A specially-designed wheelchair for use on beaches is at Crescent Beach, courtesy of the Department of Public Works.

Imagine living on a beautiful island with lovely beaches, but never being able to enter the water — or even sit on the sand — on a hot day.

That’s been the plight of Joe Napolitano who, until this summer, couldn’t access the waters around Shelter Island because he’s a person who uses a wheelchair. (more…)

06/02/16 6:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Russell and Jenny Smith, owners of Shelter Island Homecare.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Russell and Jenny Smith, owners of Shelter Island Homecare.

I really did not know much about Shelter Island Homecare.

They call themselves the “concierge caregivers on the East End” in their ad in the Shelter Island phone book published by the Reporter.

I decided to give them a call so I could find out more about their operation. (more…)