07/06/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Christine Finn, who will start here at the beginning of August as Shelter Island school superintendent, has been assistant superintendent for curriculum at the Herricks School District in New Hyde Park.

COURTESY PHOTO Christine Finn, who will start here at the beginning of August as Shelter Island school superintendent, has been assistant superintendent for curriculum at the Herricks School District in New Hyde Park.

Christine Finn will be the next superintendent and principal of the Shelter Island School District, starting her term in August. (more…)

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05/24/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) play opens next month with seven brand new rosters competing over a 42 game regular season followed by playoffs in late July.
Every season in the HCBL means a fresh start. (more…)

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05/16/17 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Firefighter of the Year Mike Johnson, center, at the annual department dinner Saturday night at The Pridwin. From left, Captain Brian Lechmanski, 2nd Assistant Chief Stanley Beckwith, Chief Anthony Reiter and Chief Greg Sulahian

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Firefighter of the Year Mike Johnson, center, at the annual department dinner Saturday night at The Pridwin. From left, 2nd Assistant Chief Brian Lechmanski, 1st Assistant Chief Stanley Beckwith, Chief Anthony Reiter and ex-Chief Greg Sulahian.

For the second time in his 30-year career with the Shelter Island Fire Department, Mike Johnson was honored as Firefighter of the Year Saturday night at the department’s annual dinner at The Pridwin. The first time was in 1996. (more…)

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05/18/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

Shelter Island’s boys of summer are ready to roll. Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and his staff have filled a 25-man roster for this season that includes players from 12 states.

The Bucks, reigning champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), open the 2016 season with two home games at Fiske Field on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. First pitch for both games is at 5 p.m. (more…)

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05/06/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island School District Clerk Jacki Dunning.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island School District Clerk Jacki Dunning.

Advice passed down from one mother to another: “The biggest secret in parenting is to laugh a lot, smile a lot.”

That’s one lesson Jacki Dunning learned from her mother. “There’s plenty of laughter in our house,” Ms. Dunning said in her office at the Shelter Island School where she is the school district’s clerk.

She and husband, Kevin, are about to see their nest emptying as their youngest child, Elizabeth, 18, heads to college in September. Their son Matthew, who will be 20 in August, is completing his second year at St. John’s University. (more…)