09/17/19 2:00pm

Teacher Michelle Yirce (left) and her 5th grade students led the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. Students are, from left, Evan Weslek, Wilson Lones, Ari Waife, Duce Carbajal, Benjamin James (toward back), Abraham Roig and Cayman Morehead.


A simple word that Superintendent Brian Doelger hopes will spearhead the Shelter Island School District’s attempts to avoid students becoming isolated, depressed and in the worst case, violent. (more…)

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09/17/19 10:00am


In an effort to wrap up the budgeting process well in advance of the  November election, reviews of requests from town departments will begin with a presentation of the draft budget to the Town Board on Tuesday at 1 p.m.  Meetings with department and committee heads will begin on Thursday, Sept. 19, between 9 a.m. and noon and then again from 1 to 4 p.m. (more…)

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09/17/19 8:00am

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning moon with osprey nest on Winthrop Road.

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a beautiful, late summer day for Shelter Island.

The high temperature for Tuesday will be 72 degrees and the winds will be from the north at 6 to 10 mph. There will be clear skies and sunshine all day.

Tonight, some clouds move in and the temperature will drop to 54 degrees, according to the NWS. The wind will shift to the east at 8 to 11 mph.