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12/06/19 4:30pm

Okinawan sweet potatoes make a great holiday pie.

Okinawan sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Having grown up in Hawaii, there was an abundance of them commonly found on dinner tables, menus and at luaus. But here in New York they’ve made their way onto my Most Wanted but Hard to Find List. (more…)

11/03/19 3:00pm

Havens Store is hosting an artists reception for Carol Wilson on Nov. 8.

The Shelter Island Historical Society presents a featured artists reception with Carol Wilson at Havens Store on Friday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. 

The show will feature Ms. Wilson’s “Shelter Island Timeless Images” paintings. Guests can visit with Ms. Wilson and learn about her inspiration for her artwork.

Refreshments will be served.

09/25/19 4:45pm

The library is celebrating Banned Books Week.

Unless you’re reading “Fahrenheit 451,” the days of book burning — and banning — seem to be a thing of the past. But today, with books still being challenged and banned from schools and stores, Banned Books Week is celebrating the freedom to read nationwide and at the Shelter Island Library. Spanning from Sept. 22 to 28, the theme of this year’s event proclaims “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark,” urging everyone to “Keep the Light On.”


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09/14/19 8:00am

Milky white pendant flowers.

Okay, Newbies, just checking. You did do your final feeding a few weeks ago, yes? Good. Now is the time not to feed, to allow each plant to do that which comes naturally to them, that is, to begin to become dormant, to ready themselves for the winter. (more…)