08/18/19 11:00am

TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Leaves and seedpods.

Latin Name: Ailanthus altissima

Locations: Tree of heaven thrives (too well) throughout the Island. One is tucked to the side of the library parking lot; a cluster of small trees flourish along the edge of Coecles Harbor at the intersection of Cobbetts Lane and Ram Island Road.  

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08/17/19 3:00pm

Corey Cass

Cori Cass graduated from Syracuse University’s graduate level business school, The Whitman School of Management, on May 12, 2019, with a 3.7 GPA and a concentration in finance. 

Cori’s currently working for JP Morgan Chase, transitioning into a financial adviser role with the firm. 

08/17/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
Father David Marcott will preach at Union Chapel on Sunday, Aug. 18.

David Marcotte, S.J., Ph.D. will preach about “Cultivating compassion in a fear-filled world” at Union Chapel in the Grove on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 10:30 am.

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08/16/19 10:00am

COURTESY ART
ARTSI celebrates its 10th birthday this year.

The Artists of Shelter Island group celebrates its 10-year anniversary with its annual open studio tour on Aug. 17 and 18, from noon to 5 p.m. Sixteen local artists of various disciplines and styles will welcome visitors to their studios and show their latest works.

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08/15/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce presents its annual duck race on Aug. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park Bridge Street.

TENNIS TOURNEY

The Shelter Island Library tennis tournament fundraiser returns on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Shelter Island School Courts. Moussa Drame Tennis Academy sponsors the round robin event which features men’s, women’s and co-ed teams. Entry is $250. Visit shelterislandpubliclibrary.com for more information.  (more…)