06/15/19 12:00pm

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Reverend Deacon Robert J.A. Zico will deliver a sermon at Union Chapel’s homecoming service on Sunday, June 16.

Historic Union Chapel will celebrate the 147th anniversary of the Chapel and Shelter Island Heights at a homecoming service this Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.  

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06/14/19 4:30pm

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One hundred years ago, a woman in Spokane, Washington named Sonora Smart Dodd decided to honor her father, a man who raised her and five siblings after their mother died in childbirth. With Dodd in the lead, Father’s Day spread across the country, and the rest of the U.S. joined her in a celebration of paternity, held ever since on the third Sunday in June.

In observance of Father’s Day, and the tool-wielding, ball-throwing, booboo-kissing men who make it happen, quite a few Shelter Islanders were ready to talk about what their fathers did for them. (more…)

06/14/19 12:00pm

DONNAMARIE BARNES PHOTO | Sylvester Manor house.

There’s a lot going on at Sylvester Manor this summer including an archeological excavation, wigwam construction and a new exhibit.

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06/14/19 8:00am

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Runners hit the pavement during the 2018 Shelter Island 10k.

The race begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.

As of early this week, there were 1,450 runners and walkers signed up to participate in Saturday’s 40th Annual Shelter Island 10k Run/5k Run/Walk with many more expected to register before the race is started.

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06/13/19 4:30pm

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Fuel up for the run with Ms. Robey’s carb-filled recipe.

Vigorous exercise is a good excuse for eating well, so the Shelter Island 10K is a highlight of my summer. My husband started training for and running the 10K in 1992. At the time, I was pregnant with our second child, and my spouse and I were gaining weight at about the same rate. Twenty-five years later, he is still running, this year alongside the son I gave birth to back then. 

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