04/12/19 2:00pm

Mark Kanarvogel won’t seek another term on the Board of Education.

After 11 years on the Shelter Island Board of Education, Mark Kanarvogel  has decided the time has come to step down, meaning only one incumbent —  Jason Lones — will seek re-election on May 21. Board President Thomas Graffagnino previously announced he would not seek another term. (more…)

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04/12/19 12:00pm

This map of walkable trails and open space and preserved lands is available on the town’s website at ShelterIslandTown.us/OpenSpace.

With a hint of spring in the air, the Shelter Island Trail Club will embark on a schedule for clearing areas that have been preserved for hikers to enjoy the beauty of the woods. (more…)

04/11/19 8:00am

Taking a selfie with Lydia Shepherd is noted nutritionist Liana Werner-Gray, following last week’s discussion with 6th and 10th grade students about ways to improve eating habits without sacrificing taste.

Go back to nature.

That’s the advice from noted nutritionist and author Liana Werner-Gray, who brought her message to Shelter Island students in grades 6 and 10 last Friday — a message she believes saved her life when she was diagnosed with a pre-cancerous tumor in her throat at age 21. (more…)

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04/09/19 12:00pm

Melanie Cirillo of the Peconic Land Trust, with Councilman Albert Dickson, told Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board members Monday the PLT will be administering money to be spent for land acquisitions that protect drinking water.

A grant from New York State will benefit Shelter Island, Southold and Riverhead in their battle to address water quality issues. (more…)