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07/26/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kirstin Zabel in kindergarten.

COURTESY PHOTO
Kirstin Zabel in kindergarten.

When Kirstin Elizabeth Zabel was born in December 1986, her parents, Donald and Claudia, brought her home to Cartwright Road on Shelter Island. Thirty-one years later she was buried in the cemetery at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. (more…)

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08/18/16 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Just one of the many happy residents who attended the Shelter Island Fire Department's Chicken Barbecue last year

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Just one of the many happy residents at last year’s Shelter Island Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue.

Volunteer have been working at Fireman’s Field this week to set up a massive tent and cooking facilities for Saturday’s 53rd Annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue. (more…)

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10/09/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Challenges
To the Editor:
Last week the town supervisor submitted his tentative 2016 budget, boldly announcing a 2.9 percent increase in taxes. It should be noted that this increase starts the town budgeting process 2.17 percent over the .73 percent mandated New York State inflation cap. (more…)

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07/30/15 12:00pm
Janet and Robert Rescigno

Janet and Robert Rescigno

Robert William (Bob) Rescigno passed away quietly at  his home on Shelter Island, with his devoted wife of 59 years, Janet, by his side. He chose to forego further treatment, when doctors told him his cancer had returned and was inoperable, because it would have extended his life a few months, and he didn’t want to ruin anyone’s holidays forever by dying at that time. (more…)