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02/11/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

Standing outside the high school gym near the display case that holds seven 1,000-point game basketballs and across from the Hall of Fame case, Coach Jay Card Jr. described what motivated him to excel as a coach and player during his own distinguished varsity basketball career.

“Children walk down this hallway everyday and they look into that case, and think to themselves, ‘I’d like to have my name on that wall,’” he said. “Those names are an inspiration.” (more…)

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01/12/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO |  The latest book by Patricia and Edward Shillingburg on Shelter Island’s histroic sites.

COURTESY PHOTO | The latest book by Patricia and Edward Shillingburg on Shelter Island’s histroic sites.

“This was really an accidental treasure trove,” Edward Shillingburg said about “Shelter Island’s Historic Places,” the just-published book he and his wife Patricia compiled.

The couple became interested in the Island’s historic places by researching the process Mashomack Preserve would have to go through to be registered with the New York State and the United States National Register of Historic Places.

Doing his homework, Mr. Shillingburg discovered there are nine places on Shelter Island already listed with both the state and federal historic registers. He gathered the information and presented it to Patricia, who quickly saw an opportunity to compile it for a book — pieces written by other historians about each of the honored sites. (more…)

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01/08/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen will be performing at the Shelter Island School on Saturday, January 16.

COURTESY PHOTO | Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen will be performing at the Shelter Island School on Saturday, January 16.

There are a still a few dozen seats left for Sylvester Manor’s presentation of the award-winning bluegrass band, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, to be held at the Shelter Island School auditorium on Saturday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is co-sponsored by the Town of Shelter Island. (more…)