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07/13/16 4:30pm
Courtesy Photo Benjamin I. Dyett Jr. with 569, the Etchells that brought him to Shelter Island.

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Benjamin I. Dyett Jr. with 569, the Etchells that brought him to Shelter Island.

It may surprise Islanders who know him as a chilled-out sailor that Benjamin I. Dyett Jr., with his ever-ready laugh, is an authority on work. (more…)

05/24/16 10:00am
DON BINDLER PHOTO  The committee for the  the committee for the East End Hospice's "Soar Into Summer" event.From left, Betty Fogarty, Deborah Endemann, Eileen Ceccarelli,               Mary Chobor, Nuray Birol, Bonnie Grunwaldt, Mary Walker, Cora Bindler, Kathy Costello, Phyllis McGorry, Carolyn Denning, Colette Roe, Kathryn Dinkel, Kathy Zarchin and Deboarh Grayson

DON BINDLER PHOTO The committee  for  East End Hospice’s “Soar Into Summer” event. From left, Betty Fogarty, Deborah Endemann, Eileen Ceccarelli, Mary Chobor, Nuray Birol, Bonnie Grunwaldt, Mary Walker, Cora Bindler, Kathy Costello, Phyllis McGorry, Carolyn Denning, Colette Roe, Kathryn Dinkel, Kathy Zarchin and Deboarh Grayson

East End Hospice is a New York State certified hospice that provides end-of-life care to terminally ill patients, their families and loved ones living on Shelter Island and the East End of Long Island.

Come celebrate and support the vital work of East End Hospice when it hosts “Soar Into Summer” its eighth biennial cocktail party and auction on Saturday, June 11 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at The Shelter Island Yacht Club. (more…)

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01/27/16 5:50pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello thought he’d finally get approval for a dock plan for his client, Jeffery Lightcap. But the WMAC said not so fast.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Marine contractor Jack Costello thought he’d finally get approval for a dock plan for his client, Jeffery Lightcap. But the WMAC said not so fast.

Members of the Shelter Island Yacht Club will be asked to consider putting in a pumpout station or purchasing a pumpout boat to handle waste currently done at Piccozzi’s Dock. (more…)

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09/01/15 4:30pm
MATT LANDRY PHOTO Tery Glackin, the captain of aboard Prospector, helped lead a 15-person crew across the Atlantic last month in the Transatlantic race.

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Tery Glackin, the captain of aboard Prospector, helped lead a 15-person crew across the Atlantic last month in the Transatlantic race.

In the vast openness of the North Atlantic Ocean, a wilderness mostly untouched by humans, the 60-foot yacht Prospector sailed into darkness. Navigating the boat through waves reaching heights of 40 to 60 feet, a task already daunting in daylight, became even more perilous.

“You couldn’t see the waves,” said Paul McDowell, a watch captain aboard Prospector. “It was just like driving a car down a mine shaft. The boat would pick up and surf down these waves at super high speed.” (more…)