03/06/15 12:32pm
COURTESY PHOTO |

COURTESY PHOTO |

The great Gaels of Ireland

Are men that God made mad,

For all their wars are merry, 

And all their songs are sad. 

Those words are from the English poet G.K. Chesterton. They were published in 1911 as part of “The Ballad of the White Horse,” an account in verse of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex -— sometimes regarded as the first king of England. (more…)

01/07/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Public Library is the venue for upcoming Movies at the Library schedule.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Public Library is the venue for upcoming Movies at the Library schedule.

This winter marks the 11th year of Movies at the Library and what better way to kick off the series than with the film that weather cancelled in December, the wonderful comedy “Ball of Fire” on Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. (more…)