07/14/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The group of pets and their owners.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The group of pets and their owners.

On Saturday, July 8th, approximately 40 dogs arrived at the park across from Our Lady of the Isle Church with their owners/companions to be blessed by Father Peter DeSanctis. He commented on how happy and calm the pets were and said that the pets pick up on and respond to the atmosphere in the home. (more…)

06/22/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Western Bascome blows out the candles.

COURTESY PHOTO | Western Bascome blows out the candles.

Western Bascome, who has lived on Shelter Island all of his life, celebrated his 50th birthday on May 23, 2017. A group of local friends gathered at the Center Fire House to surprise Western a few Saturdays ago. Western has been an avid volunteer for several important community groups as an honorary fireman and Lions Club member. Members of both organizations and others in the community enjoyed an afternoon barbeque, ice-cream cake, and wished Western another 50 years.