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06/21/15 11:00am


At least one record was broken for the 2015 Shelter Island 10K run Saturday, but it wasn’t by any athlete on the course.

Mother Nature broke her streak of 35 consecutive races without rain, when the day was one of light drizzle to steady downpour.

The runners and spectators cheering them on, however, were filled with sunny enthusiasm.

Below, some images  by Jo Ann Kirkland and Judy Card showing the Island at its best on 10K weekend. (more…)

06/13/15 12:00pm


The sun was setting gently over the horizon on Shell Beach as the weary band of survivors huddled in their beach chairs. The moon rose as they spoke, lighting up the shadows of their faces.

Voices rang out in the stillness, startling a nearby seagull.

“There’s so much less laundry to do,” one mother said. (more…)

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05/26/15 4:30pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A herd of deer from last winter's hunting season.

A herd of deer from last winter’s hunting season.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking comments on proposed changes to three regulations affecting harvesting of antlerless  deer and deer management permits, fall turkey hunting and fisher trapping and general trapping. (more…)