08/07/16 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Summer sunset seen from the Pridwin.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Summer sunset seen from the Pridwin.

I always like to look at the AARP magazine. I referred to one of their issues that covered nutrition for seniors a few months ago.

Looking at the most recent issues, I found a number of items worth passing along. They have to do with tips for dealing with summer health. (more…)

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07/05/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks right hander Anthony Alicki in action

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks right hander Anthony Alicki in action Sunday against Sag Harbor.

The Shelter Island Bucks bashed their way to a 15 hit, 11-3 victory versus the Southampton Breakers on Thursday, June 30 in a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League game that was not even that close. The Islanders also benefitted from an excellent start by Ryan Marks (Columbia). (more…)

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05/18/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

Shelter Island’s boys of summer are ready to roll. Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and his staff have filled a 25-man roster for this season that includes players from 12 states.

The Bucks, reigning champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), open the 2016 season with two home games at Fiske Field on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. First pitch for both games is at 5 p.m. (more…)

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11/17/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks announced Casey Buckley as their new head coach to lead them in defense of their 2015 Hamptons Collegaite Baseball League championship.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks announced Casey Buckley as their new head coach to lead them in defense of their 2015 Hamptons Collegaite Baseball League championship.

The Shelter Island Bucks are not fooling around with a winning strategy.

The 2015 champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League — taking the regular season crown and dominating in the playoffs — have hired Casey Buckley, last season’s pitching coach, as their new head coach for the 2016 summer campaign. (more…)

06/21/15 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Julie Lane

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Julie Lane

In a season of commencement speeches and advice to graduates, I was reminded of an old newspaper column called “Nobody asked me, but …” So here are some lessons, learned from a master teacher.

As you prepare to graduate, you are likely filled with conflicting feelings of fear about the unknown and confidence about your readiness for new challenges. Given the quality of the education you’ve received at Shelter Island School, you will be carrying with you the basic tools to succeed, but you haven’t been taught all you will need. (more…)