Articles by

Susan Carey Dempsey

02/15/19 4:30pm

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Island Spirits, a new column by Susan Carey Dempsey, debuts.

Among the many joys of living on our sheltered island, between the North and South Forks, are the fine vineyards that have burgeoned on the East End over the last four decades. Having learned how to take full advantage of our climate for growing grapes, the winemakers have continued to develop products that can stand on their own, not pale imitations of well-known wines from other regions.

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02/13/19 8:00am

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Opioid Overdose Training Specialist Lauren Bendall, right, provides a NARCAN rescue kit to town social worker Lucille Buergers following a community training session at the Shelter Island School.

As part of New York State’s response to the opioid epidemic, Shelter Island residents participated in training February 5, in the use of naloxene (NARCAN) to reverse an overdose. (more…)

01/31/19 8:00am

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Author Louise Penny has just released the latest novel in her Inspector Gamache series.

Kingdom of the Blind

Louise Penny

Minotaur Books

At this time of year, many Islanders head south in search of warmth and more than the occasional glimpse of sun.

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