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12/11/17 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Beautiful life
To the Editor:
We want to thank Bella Vita Pizza for coming to our aid in a time of need. (more…)

11/30/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | St. Nicholas will make an appearance at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on December 2 as part of the annual St. Nicholas Fair.

COURTESY PHOTO | St. Nicholas will make an appearance at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on December 2 as part of the annual St. Nicholas Day Fair.

CELEBRATING ST. NICK

On Saturday, December 2, St. Nicholas comes to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. St. Nicholas was born in the 3rd century and was made a saint because of his generous works — especially for those in need. He also had a deep concern for sailors and ships. The St. Nicholas Day Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and St. Nicholas will be there in person between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to give gifts and treats. (more…)

11/30/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Tea & Tree deadline, if you’re not already a member or donor — join Sylvester Manor by December 1 to receive invitation to annual members, donors, volunteers and sponsors holiday celebration scheduled for December 10. Details at sylvestermanor.org or (631) 749-0626 (more…)

11/22/17 2:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — this Saturday, Crescent Beach.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — it’s Saturday, November 25 at Crescent Beach.

TAKE THE PLUNGE!

A plunge into the frigid waters of the bay in support of the public library has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition here. The 8th annual Turkey Plunge is Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m. sharp at Crescent Beach and costumes are highly encouraged.

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11/16/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Sophia Strauss (center), with saloon girls Lyng-

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | On Friday, November 24, Peter Waldner will host a screening of “Behind Curtains,” his documentary about the 2017 Shelter Island School production of the musical “Curtains.” Above, a western-themed number from the show.

SIEF GRANTS CELEBRATION

All Islanders are welcome to join board members of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation (SIEF) and grant recipients at the Grants Celebration on Sunday, November 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library. The event is a chance for students and teachers to talk about opportunities they’ve had in the past to learn outside the classroom through the SIEF grant program. (more…)