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10/14/19 4:15pm

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Jubilant Varsity Girls Volleyball Team following the sweep of games against Babylon are (front from left) Amelia Reiter, Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark and Coach Cindy Belt and (back from left) Jennifer Lupo, Dayla Reyes, Maria Carbajal, Abby Kotula, Lyng Coyne (partially obscured), Valeria Reyes and Jane  

Shelter Island Volleyball is already more than halfway through its season, and things will go very quickly from here. The teams are doing well, with JV sporting an impressive 7-2 record, and varsity with its best record in 3 seasons, at 4-5, and on the cusp of making playoffs. (more…)

10/14/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Historical Society needs volunteers for its oyster tasting on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Volunteers needed for shelter island Historical society Oyster EventHave a couple of hours to spare on/around October 19?

Help needed for the annual Oyster Tasting, Oct.19, 4 to 6p.m.

We need:

• Parking directors
• Food servers and runners
• Photographers
• Help with set up and breakdown
• Help with ticket sales/admission at event

If you can help, please call 631-749-0025
or email [email protected]

10/14/19 12:00pm

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Ashley Knight made the case for why the Shelter Island Early Learning Center needs one more year of funding from the town before it converts its program to a day care center.

Less than a week after the Town Board had decided to work to eliminate stipends to tax-exempt organizations, a delegation of parents with children in tow arrived at Tuesday’s work session to request $10,000 for the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center. That amount had been contributed from the town’s fund balance for the current year after the parents had requested $20,000. (more…)

10/14/19 10:00am

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The Shelter Island Education Foundation is now accepting grant applications.

The Shelter Island Education Foundation accepts grant requests twice a year from students, teachers and programs that inspire participants and enrich their futures.

Projects must provide, or make possible, educational experiences beyond those available in the normal school curriculum and budget.

Applications for grants became available Oct. 8 at shelterislandfoundation.org and at the Shelter Island School. It is preferable to fill out the application online and download for signatures.

Applications must be received by Nov. 4, 2019.