05/08/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Junior and senior boys at Shelter Island School took self defense training seriously after watching Sensei Michelle Del Giorno of Sag Harbor’s Epic Martial Arts (left) reverse the situation when her student, Emily Nill, seemingly had the upper hand.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Junior and senior boys at Shelter Island School took self defense training seriously after watching Sensei Michelle Del Giorno of Sag Harbor’s Epic Martial Arts (left) reverse the situation when her student, Emily Nill, seemingly had the upper hand.

“We’re not training them to fight. We’re training them to not be victims.”

That’s how Board of Education member Kathleen Lynch explained to her colleagues the purpose of martial arts training that has been offered to juniors and seniors at Shelter Island School this spring. (more…)

05/04/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club's clubhouse.

JULIE LANE PHOTO  | The Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club’s clubhouse.

WATCH THE PONIES  AT THE GOAT

On Saturday, May 6, don your Derby hat, join the fun and cheer for your favorite horse while watching the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby at the Flying Goat at the Shelter Island Country Club. The new restaurant will be serving mint julips and southern food. The party kicks off at 5 p.m. (more…)

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05/03/17 4:30pm
HELENE STARZEE PHOTO Shortstop Phoebe Starzee making a nice running catch over her shoulder in the varsity matchup Monday between Shelter Island and Southold/Greenport at Fiske Field.

HELENE STARZEE PHOTO Shortstop Phoebe Starzee making a nice running catch over her shoulder in the varsity matchup Monday between Shelter Island and Southold/Greenport at Fiske Field.

The Shelter Island School varsity softball team is on a roll. As Coach Jackie Brewer predicted, the team is continuing to get better and better as they close in on the end of the season.

On Monday the team hosted Southold/Greenport. With many of their games ending at five innings this year, it was great to see some exciting fielding that allowed the team to go the full game against the Clippers. (more…)