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03/17/17 4:30pm
Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Are conventional amusements scarce on Shelter Island in the middle of winter?

Not according to Ashley Knight, owner and manager of The Islander.

Ashley and Chris Chobor, her partner in life, never lack for entertainment at their Midway Road home, they said. For one thing, they are expecting a baby in April, and according to Ashley, the child is quite a squirmer, a phenomenon that is an endless source of fascination for both of them. (more…)

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03/16/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

“Our story as Christians begins with the refugee story,” Father Charles McCarron said, telling the saga of two adults traveling a great distance where their baby was born, and then soon after fleeing to a foreign country to escape tyranny.

The refugees to whom the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church priest was referring were, of course, Mary and Joseph and their journey to Bethlehem for the birth of the baby Jesus and then their fight into Egypt. (more…)

02/19/17 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Reverend Charles McCarron at the annual blessing of the pets ceremony.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Reverend Charles McCarron at the annual blessing of the pets ceremony.

I spent last Friday getting to know the Reverend Charles McCarron, the Rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church here on the Island.

Father McCarron has been here for two years and is actively involved with his parish and the community. He is also the pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Greenport. (more…)

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01/24/17 2:00pm
Hannah Dinkel

Hannah Dinkel

Hannah Steuart Dinkel, wife of the late Frederick Dinkel, mother of Hally Dinkel and Sarah Grisé (Steven) and grandmother to Reid Grisé, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on January 22, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. (more…)