05/25/18 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | ‘Tis the season for burgers ... so get grilling!

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | ‘Tis the season for burgers … so get grilling!

Play ball!

Memorial Day is the opening pitch of the summer grilling season, time for me to step outside, heft the spatula and connect with an orb of ground beef.

If I’m doing it right, there will be smoke. Like playing baseball and spray painting wicker porch furniture, cooking hamburgers is an activity best done outdoors. (more…)

03/31/18 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Cris DiOrio is the new manager of the Havens Farmers’ Market which is held throughout the summer on the grounds of the Shelter Island Historical Society.

COURTESY PHOTO |  Cris DiOrio is the new manager of the Havens Farmers’ Market which is held throughout the summer on the grounds of the Shelter Island Historical Society.

This spring, the Shelter Island Historical Society welcomes Cris DiOrio as the new manager of the Havens Farmers Market. After graduating from the Shelter Island School, Mr. DiOrio volunteered for AmeriCorps in New Orleans where he helped build a community garden. He later enrolled at Middlebury College in Vermont, and during his first year there helped develop a community group that built the Middlebury Area Community Garden (MACG).  (more…)