11/22/17 2:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — this Saturday, Crescent Beach.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Get ready to take the Turkey Plunge — it’s Saturday, November 25 at Crescent Beach.

TAKE THE PLUNGE!

A plunge into the frigid waters of the bay in support of the public library has become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition here. The 8th annual Turkey Plunge is Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m. sharp at Crescent Beach and costumes are highly encouraged.

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11/23/16 12:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION

TAKE A DIP FOR THE LIBRARY

The seventh annual Turkey Plunge has arrived! Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelter Island Library, the plunge is Saturday, November 26 at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach. (more…)

11/23/15 1:58pm
COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island Ace Hardware team, a fan favorite, at a past 3-on 3 tournament. This Saturday the annual holiday tournament reconvenes at the Shelter Island School gym.

COURTESY PHOTO |  The Shelter Island Ace Hardware team, a fan favorite, at a past 3-on 3 tournament. This Saturday the annual holiday tournament reconvenes at the Shelter Island School gym.

MELISSA MUNDY | CONTRIBUTOR

The Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund will hold its annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, November 28 at 1 p.m. at the Shelter Island School gymnasium.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Joe Theinert made the ultimate sacrifice on June 4, 2010 while serving his country during Operation Enduring Freedom. The inaugural tournament was held in November of that year thanks to the efforts of event co-founders and coordinators Carla Cadzin and Ian Kanarvogel, who were both schoolmates of Joe’s. After a summer of solemn remembrance ceremonies, Carla and Ian wanted to host a celebratory event that would bring together all those who knew Joe best. (more…)

11/19/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The competition was fierce between the Wounded Warriors and Islanders, two teams competing at last year’s Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Wounded Warriors and their friends are from the left: Chris Doyle, Manny Jimenez, Tomas Rodriguez, Maggie Reilly, Mary Larsen and Michael Bartomioli. Peter Miedema was the ref.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The competition was fierce between the Wounded Warriors and Islanders, two teams competing at last year’s Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Wounded Warriors and their friends are from the left: Chris Doyle, Manny Jimenez, Tomas Rodriguez, Maggie Reilly, Mary Larsen and Michael Bartomioli. Peter Miedema was the ref.

Sign up now for the fifth annual 1LT Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, November 29, starting at 1 p.m. in the Shelter Island School gym. (more…)