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08/11/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Action from the Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field Monday. Binder Pools forward Christian Barrientos setting up for a shot on goal defended by Bateman Painting’s Gonzalo Presedo, while goalkeeper Christian Rios prepares to block the attempt.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Action from the Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field Monday. Binder Pools forward Christian Barrientos setting up for a shot on goal defended by Bateman Painting’s Gonzalo Presedo, while goalkeeper Christian Rios prepares to block the attempt.

Athletes are often superstitious about games and events in life, looking for any edge and avoiding situations that may hurt their chances. (more…)

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08/02/17 2:00pm
LESLIE CZELADKO PHOTO James Read Jr. of Binder Pools on the move Monday at Fiske Field against the Sunset Beach defense.

LESLIE CZELADKO PHOTO
James Read Jr. of Binder Pools on the move Monday at Fiske Field against the Sunset Beach defense.

The 15th annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup kicked off Monday with nine teams striving for the desired trophy in tightly contested seven-a-side soccer contests.

The weather this year could not have been better; low humidity and comfortable temperatures added to the quality of play and a few late summer rains made the field conditions near perfect. (more…)

07/22/17 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone  (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (aka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

In celebration of his second anniversary at this corner, Codger is available for questions.

Is it impolite to honk at three bicyclists riding slowly abreast in front of my car?
It certainly is, and it violates the spirit of Shelter Island civility, libertarianism and passive-aggression. Honking can only be justified as an alternative to running them over. Codger disapproves of that, in most cases. (more…)

06/22/17 10:00am
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EVENTS

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Endless Summer cocktail party, in support of the 60th annual Shelter Island Fireworks. 6 to 9 p.m., Sunset Beach. Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music and raffles. $75 in advance, $100 at the door. Details at shelterislandfireworks.com (more…)

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05/02/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

A group of Black Panthers led by Bobby Seale entered the California State Legislature openly armed to protest gun legislation aimed at denying them rights to carry guns to protect themselves and their neighborhoods. (more…)