10/22/14 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jenifer Maxson, who will perform ‘Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,’ last spring at her Island home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Jenifer Maxson, who will perform ‘Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,’ last spring at her Island home.

Inspire some. Infuriate others.

That’s the reaction from the audience Jenifer Maxson expects when she performs “Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” at the Ram’s Head Inn this Sunday, October 26 in a League of Women Voters fundraiser. (more…)

10/13/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Communities That Care leader Marilynn Pysher made a pitch to the Town Board last week for Shelter Island School’s part-time social worker Jennifer Olsen to provide part-time townwide services.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Communities That Care leader Marilynn Pysher made a pitch to the Town Board last week for Shelter Island School’s part-time social worker Jennifer Olsen to provide part-time townwide services.

Calling it an “exciting, needed, progressive, practical opportunity,” Communities That Care leader and Shelter Island Board of Education member Marilynn Pysher appealed to the Town Board last week to hire the school’s part-time social worker for additional part-time hours. (more…)

09/30/14 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kindergartner Sadie Clark, 5, got her vision checked by Dr. Miki D’Angelo of Sound Vision Care on Monday at Shelter Island School.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kindergartner Sadie Clark, 5, got her vision checked by Dr. Miki D’Angelo of Sound Vision Care on Monday at Shelter Island School.

Most took the experience in stride.

But a few second and third graders at Shelter Island School balked at taking eye exams Monday morning in the school conference room. (more…)