ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last year’s 10K Run.
Friday, June 16
• 5:30 to 8 p.m. — Pre-Race Pasta Buffet presented by Shelter Island students at the American Legion Hall opposite the Shelter Island High School. Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 children under 12, $30 maximum for one family, $15 anytime for Shelter Island residents.
• 5:30 to 8 p.m. — Registration and package pickup at Shelter Island High School Gym. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Israel was engaged in what turned out to be the Six Day War against Arab neighbors Syrian, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. (more…)
MARK MOBIUS PHOTO A rainbow arching over the South Ferry channel last Friday afternoon about 5:30.
There’s little chance of rainbows for today.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for gray, drizzly skies and scattered showers until about noon. (more…)
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To the Editor:
The Reporter’s editorial is not the half of it (“What was the point?” May 4).
At an earlier Shelter Island League of Women Voters (SILWV) State of the Town luncheon, I led off with one of Governor Mario Cuomo’s favorite stories that he told many times. Boss Murphy stopping in a Catholic Church on the way to Tammany Hall, praying for “wisdom,” “compassion” and “kindness,” concluding, “We’ll steal the rest.”
In front of students and constituents, this display of bigotry against the Irish and condoning of theft and bribery was scandalous — perhaps there should be an independent investigation of the supervisor? (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.
“Thank God it wasn’t snow.”
Those were the words of Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. whose crews were, nonetheless, kept busy throughout Tuesday’s storm that he estimated dropped 2 to 3 inches of the white stuff before freezing rain turned it to slush. (more…)