05/27/16 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Laura Klahre at Sylvester Manor with her bee bundles.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Laura Klahre at Sylvester Manor with her bee bundles.

The importance of bees in maintaining our food supply is well understood and these pollinators play a vital role in keeping our plant stocks healthy. But habitat loss, disease and pesticides are all taking a toll on bee populations, which is why some people are expressing interest in keeping honeybees themselves these days. (more…)

05/26/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

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EVENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Lego Club, for all ages, 3 p.m., library.

Great Decisions, discussion of today’s important world affairs, tonight the Middle East and its strategic alliances 5:30 p.m., library. Call Jocelyn, 749-0042 for details.

2016 Citizen of the Year gala dinner, celebrating Phil Power. Sponsored by Shelter Island Lions Club. 6 p.m., Pridwin Hotel.

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05/19/16 1:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Public Library.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Stephen Barney, Jr. speaks about his family at a Friday Night Dialogue at Shelter Island Library on May 20.

FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES 

Stephen Barney, Jr. is the author of “The Barneys of Flushing Meadows,” a book that details lives of family members who lived between 1800 and 1940, including his great-grandparents who in 1850 were employees of the Nicoll family on Shelter Island.  (more…)