11/28/19 12:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

As everyone knows, Codger loves Thanksgiving, his favorite holiday, a festival of family, food and the lunatic fun of the Friends of the Library’s Turkey Plunge, an annual rite for all three grandchildren.

But this year’s Thanksgiving seems even more special. (more…)

11/28/19 8:00am

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO

One of the more clumsy phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of an age-old and still serviceable “hungry.” (more…)

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09/19/19 4:30pm

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Easily forgotten
To the Editor:
I am writing to remind your readers of the reason we had to pass a law restricting short-term rentals.

We easily forget that commercialism has endangered our neighborhoods. On Shelter Island we pride ourselves on how supportive and caring our neighbors are, especially in times of need. (more…)

09/12/19 2:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island PTSA presents an all ages back-to-school barbecue on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school playground.

THIS WEEK

BACK TO SCHOOL

The Shelter Island PTSA presents an all ages back-to-school barbecue on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school playground. It will feature music, burgers, hot dogs, a raffle, handprint murals for $1, pie throwing for $5, games and more. Bring sides and sweets to share. Details: [email protected] 

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