12/04/16 11:00am
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COURTESY PHOTO

A world expert on horseshoe crabs is worried about their extinction after 455 million years of life on Earth — largely because the crab has become a delicacy in some Asian nations. (more…)

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07/13/16 2:00pm
Dr. Vincent Aronow

Dr. Irving B. Aronow

Dr. Irving B. Aronow

Dr. Irving B. Aronow, of New York City and Shelter Island, passed away peacefully in his sleep on the evening of June 14, 2016. He was 78. (more…)

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03/18/16 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |  Louise Clark runs her graphic design business out of her upstairs home office on St. Mary’s Road.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Louise Clark runs her graphic design business out of her upstairs home office on St. Mary’s Road.

Louise Clark has lived and worked on Shelter Island for over three decades.

Today she’s a garden-growing, bee-keeping, firewood-stacking American citizen, who won’t eat mutton.

But growing up in Dublin she was Louise O’Regan, daughter of Joan and Mick, a city girl who loved to play “camogie,” a high-contact stick and ball sport. Even her husband of 20 years, Shelter Island builder and fisherman Keith Clark, is not sure when this profound transition happened. (more…)

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05/29/15 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Kurt Ericksen at the Sylvester Manor farmstand where the first spring crops are already on offer.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Kurt Ericksen at the Sylvester Manor farmstand where the first spring crops are already on offer.

After college and a tour of service in the United States Coast Guard, Kurt Ericksen turned to a profession that drew upon his unusual skill set: experience with environmental regulations and policy, a willingness to get extremely dirty and sangfroid. He became a farmer. (more…)

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11/03/14 12:00pm
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Katerine Nicklin

Katherine Nicklin (née Aronson), social worker, inspirational leader of Quaker organizations and loving mother, aunt and grandmother to three generations of Nicklins and Berners, died peacefully on August 19, 2014, at her beloved home on Shelter Island, where her extended family had gathered to care for her and each other. (more…)