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12/05/19 12:00pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Esther Hunt

Sustaining the beauty
To the Editor:

Many thanks to those hardy souls who braved the cold and damp to attend the ribbon cutting Friday for the officially opened Mildred Flower Hird Nature Preserve on Manhanset Road. (more…)

12/05/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
Activities and events on Shelter Island.

EVERY WEEK 

50+ drop-in basketball: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball: Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer: Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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Featured Story
12/04/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

With its new family leave policy in place, Town Board members Tuesday discussed issues that must be addressed before they become concerns by employees. These include taking time off for personal reasons that cover pregnancy, paternity leave and family illnesses. (more…)

12/04/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Philanthropists and/or lunatics decided to simultaneously run into the bay.

A hardy crowd of 126 plungers braved an exceptionally cold day to raise funds for the Shelter Island Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 30 in what has become a popular community event. Traditionally held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, plunging into the bay offers a few minutes of excruciating cold to atone for the excesses of the holiday feast. (more…)