BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Cole Colby with one of two pairs of skis that he made from scratch.
Cole Colby, 17, has been coming to Shelter Island all his life. I’ve known Cole since he was a baby and have enjoyed watching him grow into a remarkable young man.
Last week, while having dinner at the Tavern with my family, we happened to meet Cole, his mom and dad, Betsy and John, and his younger sister, Marnie. One of the losses I’ve had since retiring from Gardiner’s Bay Country Club (GBCC) is not spending enough time with fine families like the Colbys. (more…)
Shelter Island School will hold an emergency evacuation drill Friday at about 2:15 p.m. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Six students received trophies for placing in the upper awards categories in the Junior Division of the Long Island Science Congress competition. They are, front row, from left, Abby Kotula, Emma Gallagher, and Luke Lowell-Liszanckie; and back row, Henry Binder, Keith Taplin, and Liam Adipietro.
Six students from Shelter Island School recently placed in the upper awards categories at the Junior Division of the Long Island Science Congress. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Jack Kimmelmann going with the pitch to right field in the Shelter Island School junior varsity baseball team’s final game of the season at Fiske Field May 12.
Despite massive improvements this season, the Shelter Island School boys junior varsity team were unable to claim a winning record. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Board of Education members Elizabeth Melichar (left) and Linda Eklund listened to concerns a parent has about nepotism in hiring and the purported reasons some parents opt to send their children to off-Island schools.
Mary Ellen Adipietro, whose son Liam attends Shelter Island School, addressed Monday night’s Board of Education (BOE) budget meeting, claiming nepotism in hiring and gossip by staff members. (more…)