06/18/18 10:00am
MARK KANARVOGLE PHOTO

MARK KANARVOGLE PHOTO

In a famous text from the Talmud, the importance of helping others is spelled out simply and beautifully, by saying that a person who saves a single life has saved the whole world.

On Shelter Island we have many of these lifesavers among us, volunteering for the Fire Department and the Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. (more…)

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06/15/18 12:00pm
MARY ELLEN McGAYHEY PHOTOS Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services C0-Lieutenant Cathy Rasmussen was named EMT of the Year at the annual awards dinner Thursday event held at The Pridwin.

MARY ELLEN McGAYHEY PHOTOS Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services C0-Lieutenant Cathy Rasmussen was named EMT of the Year at the annual awards dinner June 7 held at The Pridwin.

“I had no idea,” said Cathy Rasmussen, co-lieutenant of the Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services (EMS), on being awarded EMT of the Year for 2017 by her fellow volunteers. (more…)