05/11/19 3:00pm


American Legion Mitchell Post #281 members, Sergeant-at-Arms Fred Ogar (left) and Finance Officer Richard O’Halloran (right) presented a check to Carrie Wood, new coordinator of the Shelter Island Food Pantry. (more…)

03/28/19 8:00am

Textile artist Susan Schrott united Islanders to create a quilt for the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Islanders came together with an outpouring of love and compassion with the creation of a Tree of Life quilt in response to the October 2018 shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. (more…)

02/27/19 12:00pm

Cheryl Hannabury, founder of the Island Gift of Life Foundation.

Cheryl Hannabury’s gift keeps on giving

“There’s no greater gift than a community coming together and supporting each other and that’s what Shelter Island does best,” said Gina Krauss, a board member of Island Gift of Life Foundation, which helps East End families with uninsured costs during treatment of serious diseases such as travel and lodging expenses for family members to distant treatment centers.

The Foundation is hosting its 19th Annual Cheryl Hannabury Memorial “Celebration of Life” community cocktail party on Saturday, March 2, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Ram’s Head Inn. The evening will feature live music, an open bar, light fare, a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese auction and an experiential bid auction.


02/26/19 2:00pm

Pictured are Elizabeth Weslek, Regina Weisenberg, Michelle Martinez, Emily Shepherd, Cynthia Hatchet, Rafael Carbajal, Eliza McCarthy, Emily Lupo, William Marshall, Johnny Gurney and Charlotte James.

On Wednesday, February 13, Shelter Island School’s students and teachers celebrated the 100th Day of School. Elementary students and teachers celebrated by dressing up as if they were 100 years old.

Meanwhile, students in pre-K through 3rd grade in physical education classes were challenged to balance a bean bag for 100 seconds, gallop around the gym 100 times, toss and catch a ball for 100 seconds, do 10 different yoga poses for 10 seconds each and run in place for 100 seconds. They all earned certificates for either completing the challenge or attempting it.