On a recent weekday morning, a gathering of Island seniors made their way to the Shelter Island Senior Activity Center on South Ferry Road for the weekly Silver Circle meeting. Inside, the center quickly filled with animated conversations on multiple topics. But once the topic turned to healthcare, the attendees were focused, sharing serious concerns on the issue, even though residents continued to inject humor into the sobering conversation. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Atlantic and Nora Brugman captured recently training for the 2020 Olympic Games.
In about three years, Islanders might see two of their own in the Olympic games. (more…)
A beloved event and fundraiser marking Shelter Island’s transition from summer to fall, the 2017 Snapper Derby will be held Saturday, September 2 at 5 p.m. at the Shelter Island High School. There’s still time to try your hand at fishing and enter the competition! (more…)
Interested in the beauty and life of butterflies? Mashomack Preserve invites you to another exciting Young Naturalists program, Journey of a Butterfly, on Friday, August 25 from 10:30 a.m. to noon or from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (more…)
CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO
Sculptor Jerry Glassberg in his Island studio.
The earth-like scent of clay and fresh paint greets visitors in sculptor Jerry Glassberg’s studio. The large, open space is awash with sunshine filtering into the room through several skylights. Tools and supplies fill the shelves of one wall, and many sculptures decorate shelves on the wall opposite. (more…)