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06/15/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO He’s only in his early 20s, but Maximilian Pelletier, left, is Shelter Island’s Firefighter of the Year. He was presented with the award Saturday night at the Shelter Island Fire Department’s annual dinner at the Pridwin by former Chief William Anderson III.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO He’s only in his early 20s, but Maximilian Pelletier, left, is Shelter Island’s Firefighter of the Year. He was presented with the award Saturday night at the Shelter Island Fire Department’s annual dinner at the Pridwin by former Chief William Anderson III.

At 22 — he’ll be 23 in July — Maximilian Pelletier is Shelter Island’s Firefighter of the Year.

“My heart sank. My jaw dropped. I couldn’t believe it,” Mr. Pelletier said, describing his reaction when he heard his name called at Saturday night’s Shelter Island Fire Department Annual Dinner at the Pridwin. (more…)

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10/07/14 12:00pm
KATERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | An artifact from when Shelter Island was a key player in the industry of the east coast.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | An artifact from a time when Shelter Island was a key player in the shell fish industry of the East Coast.

What do oysters have to do with history?

Everything — if you’re talking about the East End of Long Island. (more…)