12/16/18 11:00am

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Asking the questions
If you were paying attention three years ago — or even further back — you would’ve heard impassioned discussions on a weekly basis coming from Town Hall about how Shelter Island was on a doomed flight path toward “Hampton-ization.”

Fueling the journey were bloated houses springing up, a cause for concern that had been debated for years with seemingly no resolution. (more…)

12/08/18 11:00am

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Students learned about the female spies of World War II at Havens Barn in late November.

      On Wednesday, November 28, Shelter Island School’s 11th grade English and social studies classes visited the Shelter Island Historical Society to hear an intriguing lecture by Pat DelGiorno, called “Female British Spies of WWII.”  They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Colligan, Mr. Miedema, Ms. Treharne and Mr. Brennan. 

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12/07/18 2:00pm

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Mr. and Mrs. Claus lit up the night on Wednesday.

Temperatures hovered in the 20s on Wednesday night when Islanders huddled together at Police Headquarters for the annual lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Thanks to a steady program of music and the spirit of joy for the season, no one seemed concerned about the cool air.

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12/04/18 2:00pm

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Lucas Quigley-Dunning draining a 3-pointer, one of five he made from downtown in Shelter Island’s victory over the Pierson Whalers 70-62 at home on December 1.

On Saturday afternoon, the Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team defeated the Pierson Whalers 70-62 before a spirited home crowd at Shelter Island School.

Dan Martin scored 24 points and Lucas Quigley-Dunning made five 3-pointers as the Indians withstood a dramatic second-half comeback by the Whalers to notch their first victory of the young season.

“It was a gutsy performance,” Coach Jay Card Jr. said after the game. “We let them back into the game in the third quarter, but we didn’t fold.” (more…)