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07/18/16 10:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Bill and Mary Boeklen at home in May 2014

PETER BOODY PHOTO | Bill and Mary Boeklen at home in May 2014

The family of South Ferry Captain Bill Boeklen invites the community to a celebration of his life on Thursday July 21, 2016 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shelter Island Youth Center in the American Legion Hall.

The family asks that visitors wear “comfortable Hawaiian attire” and bring a beach chair or a blanket to sit on.

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07/12/16 10:00am
CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry Captain Nicholas Morehead, driving the Sunrise across Shelter Island Sound.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry Captain Nicholas Morehead, driving the Sunrise across Shelter Island Sound.

On a recent sun-splashed afternoon, the captain’s seat of a ferryboat at the water’s edge on the south side of Shelter Island was as good as it gets, said South Ferry Captain and Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Morehead. (more…)

06/28/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

Before the traditional turning of the tassels and tossing of their mortar boards into the air, there were awards to graduates Saturday and to graduates and other secondary level students Friday morning. (more…)

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05/10/16 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The United States Department of Education denied funding to 12 southern school districts it said violated the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis opened and the Cardinals won a 12-inning game, 4-3, beating the Atlanta Braves.

Tens of thousands of antiwar protesters picketed the White House prior to a rally at the Washington Monument.

Actor Stephen Baldwin was born.

The Rolling Stones released “Paint It Black.”

And on Shelter Island … (more…)