CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Michael Payano
Michael Payano will graduate from Shelter Island High School in a few weeks, and plans to attend SUNY New Paltz in the fall, the first in his family to attend college.
When his clan gathers at the Southold Legion to recognize his achievements, it should be a great party. With one side of the family first-generation immigrants from the Dominican Republic, and the other potato and hay farmers with deep roots on the East End, it will be a bilingual, multicultural celebration. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
A fish-eye lens captures a tree clinging to a patch of Island earth.
To the Editor:
I have followed the short-term rental (STR) news in the Reporter this past year, as well as attending the public meeting this past Friday.
There are pros and cons on both sides of the STR argument. However, the current law in its present form is draconian. I encourage the Town Board to repeal it and start anew. (more…)
Sam Reider and the Human Hands will bring jazz and bluegrass fusion music to the Manor on Saturday, May 11.
Sam Reider and the Human Hands will bring jazz and bluegrass fusion music to Shelter Island with two shows on Saturday, May 11, at 6 and 8 pm. in Sylvester Manor’s Music Room.
Calling all Janeites!
“Austen Mania” is alive and well and will be explored in depth at the Shelter Island Public Library on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. when critic and reviewer Joan Baum will discuss the enduring popularity of Jane Austen. (more…)