07/12/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Families having fun with sparklers and glow sticks while waiting for the 2018 fireworks to begin.

The beloved July 4 tradition of the Shelter Island Fireworks show will blast off on Saturday, July 13, from 9 to 9:45 p.m. over Crescent Beach. 

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11/21/18 10:00am

COURTESY PHOTO

Activities and events on Shelter Island.

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07/09/18 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Eugene McCarthy was cheered at the Washington State Democratic convention, but when the votes were counted, it was Vice President Hubert Humphrey who won the votes from that state and ultimately went on to win the Democratic nomination for the presidency. He subsequently lost in the general election to President Richard Nixon.

William Styron’s “The Confessions of Nat Turner” was a best seller and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize.

Center fielder Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants was named Most Valuable Player of the All Star Game, becoming the first player to be so named twice.

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz married model Samantha Juste.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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04/26/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | The Piccozzi family, standing, from left: Lila, Eva, Terri, Angelo, Willette, Joseph, Chastity Picozzi and George Hoffman. Front: George Hoffman Jr. and Willette (Mama P) Piccozzi.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | The Piccozzi family, standing, from left: Lila, Eva, Terri, Angelo, Willette, Joseph, Chastity Picozzi and George Hoffman. Front: George Hoffman Jr. and Willette (Mama P) Piccozzi.

The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce honored J.W. Piccozzi, Inc. at its first Business of the Year Awards Dinner on April 20 at Gardiners Bay Country Club. In addition to paying tribute to the Piccozzi family, the event celebrated the art of wine making on Long Island.  (more…)

12/01/17 4:30pm
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

Shelter Island takes care of its own. These Island groups represent all age groups and address a range of community programs and services, supported largely by volunteer efforts and donations. In addition, each of the Island’s churches provides outreach programs. During this season, please consider helping out or lending a hand — and let us know if we have inadvertently omitted any group.
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