05/19/17 4:30pm
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 (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

Codger usually emerges in high spirits from the tunnel of winter and early spring, looking forward to the perks of balmy weather, the return of the Bucks, plump buttered bodies on Sunset Beach, the tick ambush, the undocumented two-day vacationers draining the aquifer, the … uh, oh, there he goes again. Codger might as well still be in his dark, chilly tunnel. (more…)

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05/18/17 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

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The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.

For years, Tippi and Al Bevan have given generously of their time and energy to ensure that no one on the Island goes hungry.

Since 2006, the Bevans have managed the Food Pantry at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church and for the past 25 years, they have been delivering Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors on the Island.

On Thursday, May 25, they will add another title to their list of achievements — the Shelter Island Lions Club’s 2017 Citizens of the Year. (more…)

05/18/17 8:00am
Word has come that one of the most dedicated firefighters in Shelter Island history has passed away.

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Shelter Island honored its bravest Saturday night at The Pridwin.

Mike Johnson, known by generations of Shelter Island school children as “Fire Marshal Mike” for his entertaining and effective teaching of fire prevention and how to save lives, was named Firefighter of the Year for the second time. (more…)

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05/16/17 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Firefighter of the Year Mike Johnson, center, at the annual department dinner Saturday night at The Pridwin. From left, Captain Brian Lechmanski, 2nd Assistant Chief Stanley Beckwith, Chief Anthony Reiter and Chief Greg Sulahian

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Firefighter of the Year Mike Johnson, center, at the annual department dinner Saturday night at The Pridwin. From left, 2nd Assistant Chief Brian Lechmanski, 1st Assistant Chief Stanley Beckwith, Chief Anthony Reiter and ex-Chief Greg Sulahian.

For the second time in his 30-year career with the Shelter Island Fire Department, Mike Johnson was honored as Firefighter of the Year Saturday night at the department’s annual dinner at The Pridwin. The first time was in 1996. (more…)

05/09/17 4:30pm
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JUDY CARD PHOTOS | The students enjoy some quality time on the dance floor.

The 2017 Shelter Island School prom was held on May 6 and all four high school classes donned their finery and joined their friends at The Pridwin to dance (and eat) the night away.  It was a great night to celebrate a great school year! (more…)