REPORTER FILE PHOTO Happy times at a past Gift of Life celebration at the Ram’s head Inn, one of the most festive and important annual Island events.
ANNUAL ‘CELEBRATION OF LIFE’
The 18th annual Cheryl Hannabury Memorial “Celebration of Life” community cocktail party will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ram’s Head Inn.
This Island tradition is the biggest yearly fundraiser for the Island Gift of Life Foundation, which helps East End families with uninsured costs during treatment of serious diseases such as travel and lodging expenses for family members to distant treatment centers. Last year’s event raised over $40,000. (more…)
With holiday lights a’blazing, the Island looks especially festive during these longest nights of the year. While many shops scale back hours in winter, you can still find all sorts of gift items or plan for holiday catering without boarding a ferry. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Tom Hashagen is never far from a stringed instrument, or a kitchen.
In 1979 an itinerant guitar-playing chef named Tom Hashagen decided to quit his rambling ways, move to Shelter Island, and stay for good. (more…)
BRIAN HAKLISCH PHOTO
Aerial photo of the former St. Gabriel’s property soon to be an upscale housing development on the shores of Coecles Harbor.
By a vote of 4-0 with one member absent, the Planning Board approved the final subdivision of “Pandion Landing,” the luxury residential development slated to rise on the shores of Coecles Harbor where St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center once stood. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Happiness at a tag sale.
It’s yard sale season on Shelter Island. Spare me that tired line about paying good money for someone else’s junk. And I scoff at your environmental piety when you say, “It’s good to recycle old things.” And as for yard sales being the best way to find a bargain? Ridiculous.
Everyone knows that an Island yard sale is entertainment. (more…)