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REPORTER FILE PHOTO Happiness at the Shelter Island Fire Department’s Chicken Barbecue.

A story on this site incorrectly had the price of the meal for adults at the upcoming Chicken Barbecue. It has since been corrected online.

The price is $30 for adults and $15 for children to enjoy the usual menu of chicken, corn, potato salad, watermelon and cold drinks.

The great summer event is Saturday, Aug. 17, at Fireman’s Field from 4 to 8 p.m.

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REPORTER FILE PHOTO A slide set up for kids last year at last year's Country Fair was a popular attraction.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A slide set up for kids last year at last year’s Country Fair was a popular attraction.

Saturday, the place to be is in the Center for two annual late summer events — the 36th annual Shelter Island Fire Department Country Fair and the seventh annual Green Expo.

Before there was a single fire department, the Country Fair was the major fund-raising event for the Center’s department, while the chicken barbecue was the specialty of the Heights’ department. (more…)

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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Proud grandad Greg introducing a Shelter Island tradition to the little one.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Proud grandad Greg Sulahian introducing a Shelter Island tradition to  little Westin.

Saturday’s Shelter Island Fire Department’s annual Chicken Barbecue was a tasty and fun-filled event.

Below are some sights from the great community gathering at St. Gabe’s field captured by Bev Walz. (more…)