05/26/19 3:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

He was the man I never knew, the man who gave me my name.

He was brought closer to me through a phone call I got one afternoon. An editor at the Washington Post, where I freelance occasionally, phoned to say a man who lived in the D.C. area had called and wanted to know if I would contact him. The name Timothy Donleavy didn’t ring a bell, but I called, and when a man answered I identified myself. (more…)

05/26/19 11:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform for the Shelter Island Friends of Music audience on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

The much-admired young Mexican soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform for the Shelter Island Friends of Music audience on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Continuing its 2019 survey of talent from Europe, Asia, and North and South America, Ms. Sandoval will bring music from France (Poulenc), Austria (Korngold), Germany (Richard Strauss) and Italy (Donizetti).

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05/25/19 3:00pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI
The 11th grade class which hosted the prom.

The Shelter Island High School prom took place at The Ram’s Head Inn on Friday, May 17. The students danced the night away while celebrating the end of the school year and the new adventures and experiences that are on the horizon.

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