02/09/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Presbyterian Church

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

INSPIRATIONAL SINGING

Linda Bonaccorso will perform “Songs of Faith and Inspiration,” an afternoon of contemporary Christian music, gospel and hymns. The music takes place on Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Refreshments will follow. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information, call (631) 749-0805. (more…)

02/09/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Book in the Woods, “A Winter Walk” by Lynne Barasch at Mashomack Preserve through February. (631) 749-1001.

Valentine’s Day Necklace Craft, grades 3 and up create a necklace for someone special plus one for themselves. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

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02/02/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Town Board Friday holding a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Town Board Friday holding a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd. Several letters this week commented on the public hearing.

Where are we going?
To the Editor:

I read with great interest the recent online piece on the Island school being “susceptible to fiscal stress.” (more…)

02/02/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Groundhog Puppets, grades pre-K and up craft puppets in honor of Groundhog Day. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

The Art of George Rowland, seascapes, landscapes and lighthouses on view in the gallery and display case of the library through February. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

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01/30/17 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Students staged an orderly demonstration in front of the California State Capitol to protest budget cuts to education and Governor Ronald Reagan’s plan to impose tuition for University of California students for the first time in the school’s history. (more…)