12/07/18 10:00am

JUNE SHATKEN PHOTO
A recent painting Ms. Shatken created by pouring watercolors.

Two Island artists, June Shatken and Katherine Hammond, will open their studios to the public on Saturday, December 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. They invite art lovers to visit their studios where their art will be on exhibit and for sale. 

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12/06/18 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Ms. Kiaer will discuss family genealogy 101 at the next Friday Night Dialogues.

“But everyone has a story,” Karen Kiaer shot back when asked if all family histories are as fascinating as her own. 

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12/06/18 8:00am

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO  An Island sunset.

You may remember that I devoted this space a few weeks ago to caregiving and the help it provides to those who need it. I also spoke about the toll it can take on the one giving the care.

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11/30/18 8:00am

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November Decency Ambassadors in front of a mural by Peter Waldner at the Shelter Island School. From left, Alexandra Brush, Emmett Cummings, Junior Gil, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning, Jade Samuelson and David Neese.

On December 4, 2017, Decency, a new school outreach program, began a partnership with Shelter Island School District. The program is a grass-roots movement dedicated to inspiring the concept of decency in everyday life — in both conversations and actions.

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11/29/18 8:00am

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On November 20 Shelter Island School held a bagel breakfast in celebration of 77 students in grades 6 to 12 who achieved either Honor Roll or High Honor Roll status for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

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