05/21/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting father, Brett Surerus, grandmother, Ceil Surerus, and  baby, Jackson at Fiske Field Sunday. Get on board and host a Buck for a special summer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting father, Brett Surerus, grandmother, Ceil Surerus, and baby, Jackson at Fiske Field Sunday. Get on board and host a Buck for a special summer.

With the Shelter Island Bucks season fast approaching, the team still lacks enough housing for the summer of 2015.

Host families provide a player with a room, bed, a place to launder their uniforms and room in the refrigerator for some food. The hosts are not required to provide meals, although many hosts do. With several players arriving with their own vehicles, there’s no need for host families to provide transportation. (more…)

03/19/15 2:00pm
KATHRYN ZUKOWSKI PHOTO Shelter Island Firefighters responded to the fire that destroyed First Universalist Church in Southold Saturday night.

KATHRYN ZUKOWSKI PHOTO
Shelter Island Firefighters responded to the fire that destroyed First Universalist Church in Southold Saturday night.

One example of physical courage is running into a burning building to save the lives of people you don’t know. (more…)

02/11/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik praised the Board of Education for tight fiscal management, but warned that reserve funds to offset spending won’t last forever.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik praised the Board of Education for tight fiscal management, but warned that reserve funds to offset spending won’t last forever.

The public got its first look Monday night at the administrative budget being proposed by the Shelter Island School District Board of Education for 2015-16.

Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik praised the BOE’s work. “This board has been incredibly fiscally responsible,” Mr. Skuggevik said. (more…)