07/20/19 8:00am

Latricia Giles, the Spiritual Life Coordinator at Camp Quintet, will preach at Union Chapel on July 11.

Historic Union Chapel in the Grove will honor Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Sunday, July 21 for Quinipet Sunday. Members of Quinipet will act as ushers and readers for the service that begins at 10:30 a.m. in the interdenominational Chapel.


07/19/19 4:30pm

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My dog Mabel is a canine archaeologist.

She’ll dig in the yard, stick her snout as far into her test-hole as she can shove it, snort violently, and then dig even more furiously. I think she’s on to something, because the archaeologists who dug up the yard at Sylvester Manor (“Uncovering the enduring past,” July 4) a couple of weeks ago were also having the time of their lives, and were as proud of the ring, spoon, pipe stem and miscellaneous other artifacts they found as Mabel is of that sharp brownish thing she had in her mouth. (more…)

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07/19/19 2:00pm

JUDY CARD PHOTOS Tom Cronin coming in to Wades Beach Wednesday afternoon after his record-breaking journey from Shelter Island to the Bahamas and back.

One storm “put the fear of God in me,” Tom Cronin said Friday, safe at home on Shelter Island.

The retired Shelter Island Police officer was 22 miles offshore on his jet ski when he was in the middle of 5-foot waves and lightning strikes. Unable to get to land, he had to ride out the storm for about two hours. (more…)

07/19/19 12:00pm


There were glitches and hitches at Saturday night’s 62nd annual Shelter Island fireworks show.

But the organizers powered through them and put on a spectacular evening of pyrotechnic entertainment for Islanders and visitors of all ages. (more…)