10/22/19 4:30pm

And they’re off! All for a good cause at Saturday’s Shelter Island 5K race.

Shelter Island High School cross country athletes took the top three spots for the men running Saturday’s 5K. Kal Lewis, 17, posted a 15:40.43 time to break the tape for the second consecutive year.

He was followed by Tyler Gulluscio, 16, who ran the course in 17:46.59 and Domingo Gil, 18, who posted a time of 18:15.2. (more…)

10/22/19 2:00pm

A two-way street of love between father and son — scientist David James and Benjamin.

When scientist David James showed up at Shelter Island School a couple of weeks ago to surprise his children with lessons about the universe, son Benjamin, 10, a 5th grader, got to see his father.

But his class was called out to a special assembly, so students never got to hear from Mr. James, who works with a team of scientists on the “Black Hole Initiative” at Harvard University and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. (more…)

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10/19/19 7:35pm

Mashomack Preserve’s Manor House is the site of the Souper Sunday event.

The Souper Sunday event scheduled for tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. occurs at the Manor House at Mashomack Preserve, not the Manor House at Sylvester Manor as incorrectly appeared in Thursday’s paper. Guests will hike the six-mile green trail and stop at the halfway point at Mashomack Preserve’s Manor House for a cup of homemade soup.

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10/19/19 3:00pm

From the start, Shelter Islander Kal Lewis (number 344 at right) was determined to beat his winning time from last year and he did so, coming in first again this year.

Under sunny skies with perfect conditions for runners, three young men from Shelter Island’s Cross Country Team were the first to cross the finish line at today’s 5k Run/Walk to raise awareness of breast cancer and women’s cancers. (more…)