12/31/18 10:00am

There are a couple of old sayings that sum up our feelings when important people in our lives pass away.

The ranks are thinning, you will hear, as well as that the cemeteries are filled with irreplaceable people. (more…)

12/16/18 11:00am

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Asking the questions
If you were paying attention three years ago — or even further back — you would’ve heard impassioned discussions on a weekly basis coming from Town Hall about how Shelter Island was on a doomed flight path toward “Hampton-ization.”

Fueling the journey were bloated houses springing up, a cause for concern that had been debated for years with seemingly no resolution. (more…)

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11/14/18 10:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Veterans built a firepit near the Manor House in Mashomack as part of a retreat sponsored by Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund and The Nature Conservancy,

On Veterans Day weekend, a group of about 20 veterans from across the country traveled to Shelter Island to take part in a health and wellness retreat at Mashomack Preserve. (more…)

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09/06/18 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Paddle boarders and kayakers will be competing this Saturday in one of America’s premier races of the season, making the 19-mile circuit around the Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Paddle boarders and kayakers will be competing this Saturday in one of America’s premier races of the season, making the 19-mile circuit around the Island.

One of the premier races for crafts powered by paddles makes its return this Saturday, September 8, when the fifth annual Great Peconic Race kicks off at Wades Beach. (more…)

08/16/18 10:00am
COURTESY SYLVESTER MANOR EDUCATIONAL FARM On Saturday, August 25 at 6 p.m. at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s Windmill Field, the second annual Cocktail Party at the Windmill will take place.

COURTESY SYLVESTER MANOR EDUCATIONAL FARM
On Saturday, August 25 at 6 p.m. at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s Windmill Field, the second annual Cocktail Party at the Windmill will take place.

Shelter Island events and activities.

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