COURTESY PHOTO | Author Helene Stapinski speaks at Friday Night Dialogues on November 3.
MURDER IN MATERA
Writer Helene Stapinski grew up hearing lurid stories of her great-great-grandmother Vita who had committed murder in southern Italy and fled to America with her three children.
More than a century later, and over the course of 10 years, Ms. Stapinski traveled to Basilicata, a mountainous region in Italy’s “instep” to discover what really happened. (more…)
Charles Eben Crandall
Charles Eben Crandall, M.D., of Maplewood, New Jersey, and Shelter Island died on April 15, 2017, after a brief illness. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Roswitha Wissemann being given a special proclamation from Supervisor Jim Dougherty at Town Hall, Friday, October 28, honoring her years of service to Sylvester Manor and Shelter Island.
At a packed Town Hall meeting Friday, October 28, the Town Board passed a proclamation honoring Mrs. Roswitha Wissemann, known to several generations of Islanders as “Miss Rose,” or “Rosie,” for her “sincere dedication and service” to Sylvester Manor and to many community organizations and activities. (more…)
With due credit to Cliff Clark, our 10K/5K course is spectacular.
As a walker, runner or biker, you should always make sure to enjoy scenic beauty and a variety of terrains. From the view of Tut’s Hill to the shoreline of Dering Harbor, you will not be bored. This week’s article offers you an appetizer of the race for both our 5K and 10K audiences. We are about six weeks out from Race Day. Yes, you can still be there with some effort. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Jenifer Corwin will perform a one-woman musical show at the Presbyterian Church Saturday evening.
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will host a one-woman musical show, “Coming of Age,” written and performed by Jenifer Corwin, this Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. This benefit will be for one performance only and dessert will be served.
Ms. Corwin formerly appeared in “Belle of Amherst” and “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” and has strong following both on the Island and the North Fork. Linda Betjeman is the musical director.
Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and may be purchased by calling 749-0805, extension 0. Reservations are requested. The performance will benefit the Presbyterian Church and a local agency.