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02/05/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Frank Emmett and his wife, Colleen with one of the many creatures, great and small, sharing their home on Baldwin Road.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Frank Emmett and his wife, Colleen with one of the many creatures, great and small, sharing their home on Baldwin Road.

Frank Emmett has lived on Shelter Island with his wife, Colleen Smith, for 24 years. But when he speaks, you’re reminded that although Frank is every inch an Islander, he learned to talk elsewhere. (more…)

01/24/16 6:02pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The prospect of icy and unsafe streets has caused a delay of classes at the Shelter Island School for Monday morning.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The prospect of icy and unsafe streets has caused a delay of classes at the Shelter Island School for Monday morning.

Shortly before 6 p.m. the Shelter Island School sent out a message to parents and students:

“Due to the concern of the roads icing overnight, we will have a two hour delayed opening tomorrow, Monday, January 25th. (more…)

01/12/16 2:00pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island Board of Education granted tenure to Nurse Mary Kanarvogel Monday night.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Board of Education granted tenure to Nurse Mary Kanarvogel Monday night.

Tears ran down Mary Kanarvogel’s cheeks Monday night as a member of the Board of Education spoke about her contribution to the Shelter Island School and the wider community.

The occasion was the granting of tenure to the school nurse who board member Kathleen Lynch called a “mother” to everyone. (more…)

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12/31/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Bankester ladies in concert at the Shelter Island School in January.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Bankester ladies in concert at the Shelter Island School in January.

The first big event to hit the Island in 2015 was the annual bluegrass concert, sponsored by the Town of Shelter Island and Sylvester Manor.

Bluegrass music rocked the Shelter Island School auditorium on January 16 and 17 as the family band, the Bankesters, laid down two toe-tapping performances that elicited hoots of joy and a standing ovation.

Saturday’s performance was produced by Tom Hashagen and  co-sponsored by Sylvester Manor and the town. (more…)