09/12/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO The week after Labor Day, and the only lack of parking spaces is at the school bike rack.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO The week after Labor Day, and the only lack of parking spaces on Shelter Island is at the school bike rack.

When I ask people to name the best day of the year on Shelter Island, most of them don’t miss a beat. It’s the Tuesday after Labor Day.

Upon reflection, some say they’d trade in Tumbleweed Tuesday for a perfect fall day a little later in the season. (more…)

07/12/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO The view from ‘Windswept,’ the home of Julia and Edward Brennan, who will host the Porch Party.

COURTESY PHOTO
The view from ‘Windswept,’ the home of Julia and Edward Brennan, who will host the Porch Party.

The Shelter Island Educational Foundation will host its 9th annual Porch Party on Saturday, July 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at “Windswept,” the Silver Beach home of Julia and Edward Brennan. Featuring wines donated by Laura Maniec Fiorvanti of Cork Buzz paired with cheeses for tasting from Reeve Andrew and Jessie King of King Andrew Cheese and other delicacies, the event provides a chance to chat with friends, enjoy the evening, and support this organization so central to the life of our community.

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04/10/18 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

One homeowner described it as a “loss of innocence.” Another said, “I suppose it had to come at some point.”

Marilynn Pysher and Cathy Ann Kenny, residents of Silver Beach, were speaking about the news that another burglary had been reported in their neighborhood two weeks after a horrific home invasion burglary put an elderly minister in the hospital in critical condition. (more…)

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04/03/18 9:19am
STRINGER NEWS PHOTO Shelter Island Police Department officers on Oak Tree Lane in Silver Beach March 19, investigating a home invasion.

STRINGER NEWS PHOTO Shelter Island Police Department officers on Oak Tree Lane in Silver Beach March 19, investigating a home invasion.

Reverend Paul Wancura, who was the victim of a brutal home invasion more than two weeks ago that put him in Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, is “showing signs of some slight improvement,” according to his colleague, Father Charles McCarron, pastor of St. Mary’s Church. (more…)