07/20/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Rita Braver.

COURTESY PHOTO | Rita Braver.

For decades, Rita Braver has covered the news — quite a bit of it. She started out in the trenches, working as a beat correspondent for CBS News back in 1972 and moved on to covering stories about law, politics and the White House as her regular bread and butter. (more…)

07/19/17 4:30pm

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If you are looking to have an off-Island adventure, look no further than the Shelter Island Library’s activity lineup this week. The library is hosting a field trip to the Southold Recreation Center for the “Erik’s Reptiles” program on Friday, July 21. (more…)

07/13/17 2:00pm
LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO  |  Chris Pickerell

LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO | Chris Pickerell, a marine biologist, offers ‘Backyard Archaeology’ at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 15.

This week

ARCHAEOLOGY BEGINS AT HOME 

Chris Pickerell is a marine biologist and director of the marine program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

He normally writes and lectures about science, but also enjoys discussing and writing about the things he collects whenever given the chance. On Saturday, July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m., Mr. Pickerell will present “Backyard Archaeology: Piecing Together Local History One Fragment At A Time” in the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn.  (more…)

07/13/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, JULY 13

Tent Week: Kids yoga, 10:15 a.m., under the library tent. Bring your own mat if possible. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Lawn games and Italian ices, 2 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042. (more…)