11/12/19 12:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Nancy Butts, at her home off Midway Road.

The six-year old girl put her feet on the floor as she got out of bed one morning in the Brooklyn apartment she shared with her parents. One leg gave way and she collapsed on the floor.

More than 70 years later, she got out of bed at her home on the Island and fell down, but this time it was her other leg that gave way. (more…)

08/29/19 8:00am

EBETH LONES PHOTO
Waiting for adoption at last Saturday’s ARF’s Adoption Event. It didn’t take long.

Parked in front of the Shelter Island Police Department headquarters this past Saturday, two Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) mobile adoption units opened their doors at 11 a.m.

Kat Montgomery, an ARF staffer, said there was a newly married couple from Shirley who had waited in their car for two hours for those doors to open.

“They patiently ate breakfast in their car and were the first in line,” Ms. Montgomery said. (more…)

09/03/17 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | Myla and Leonardo Dougherty and red-tailed hawk with handler Jim MacDougall at Saturday’s Green Expo.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | Myla and Leonardo Dougherty and red-tailed hawk with handler Jim MacDougall at Saturday’s Green Expo.

There were so many things to do here this past weekend. The Island was very busy with something for everyone. And it almost felt like it was the last weekend of the summer, even though Labor Day was yet to come.

It may be that schools are starting earlier or that parents want to get their kids ready for those schools that begin immediately after Labor Day. (more…)

08/24/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss will perform in concert on September 3 at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. The concert is part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 40th anniversary celebration featuring returning audience favorites.

GO GREEN

Want to learn about the animals we share our Island with or find out how to improve your septic system to help preserve our aquifer and bays, and protect the Island for future generations?  (more…)