07/20/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR

Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)

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11/14/16 10:00am
Allison Taylor French

Allison Taylor French

Allison Taylor French
Allison Taylor French, 84, a former resident of Shelter Island, died peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Meridian Nursing & Rehabilitation in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, surrounded by his loving family. (more…)

10/30/15 2:00pm

Human hand checking the checklist boxes

Jim Dougherty for supervisor
Republican Art Williams entered the race for supervisor against incumbent Democratic Supervisor Jim Dougherty by saying elections should be just that and not “coronations.”

President of the Chamber of Commerce and a former supervisor, Mr. Williams is to be commended for always having the best interests of Island residents at heart and running a campaign on issues and not personalities. He has made this race anything but a coronation. (more…)

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09/25/15 8:00am
Shelter Island Republican’s are eager to take on Democrats this fall on issues of money and transparency, said GOP Chairman Bob DeStefano Jr.

Shelter Island Republican’s are eager to take on Democrats this fall on issues of money and transparency, said GOP Chairman Bob DeStefano Jr.

Money will matter in the upcoming election for town supervisor.

And Republican candidate Art Williams can win on pocketbook issues, said Island GOP Chairman Bob DeStefano Jr. (more…)

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09/11/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

September 11, 2001
To the Editor:
We should never forget the tens of thousands of troops who went to war, those who lost their lives, and those who were wounded and forever scarred.

We should never forget that they did so to defend our democracy.

We should never forget our politicians who so often flagrantly disregard that very democracy for their own agendas and gain. (more…)