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09/11/19 12:00pm


It’s the fall sports season, and the Shelter Island gym is alive with the squeak of sneakers and the smack of volleyballs being served and hit. (more…)

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09/06/19 4:30pm

Aterahme Lawrence at The Islander.

Growing up in Greenport and Shelter Island, Aterahme Lawrence dreamed of beauty pageants, acting and singing, but had little reason to think those dreams could come true. When she describes the poverty, drug use, violence and abuse of her chaotic home life, and the fact that no one in her immediate family had ever been to college, her life today seems incredible. (more…)

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07/29/19 4:30pm

Shelter Island’s own Aterahme Lawrence is a finalist in the Miss New York competition, in which the winner will move forward to the Miss USA pageant.

Aterahme Lawrence, who not so long ago was an outstanding volleyball player for Shelter Island High School, has finished college and aims to bring more glory to the town she loves as a finalist in the Miss New York pageant. (more…)

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05/16/19 4:30pm


Yes and yes
To the Editor:
We get two questions at Mashomack that normally we have to say “No” to, but this coming weekend we say “Yes!”

And it corresponds to some of the best birding of the year. (more…)

12/10/18 4:30pm

COURTESY PHOTO Nichole Hand, left, and Coach Cindy Belt were honored on December 3 by the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association.

The annual Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association awards dinner is always a festive affair, and the East Wind catering hall in Wading River was decorated in its holiday best. (more…)