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Sometimes heaven is called “a better place” and by that definition, Jean Dickerson is in heaven.
She was born on Shelter Island in the house on Midway Road that she lives in today. “I sleep in the same bed,” Jean said. But she left as soon as she graduated from high school in 1959, and was a visitor until 1998, when she moved back for good. (more…)
Ms. Kiaer will discuss family genealogy 101 at the next Friday Night Dialogues.
“But everyone has a story,” Karen Kiaer shot back when asked if all family histories are as fascinating as her own.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year’s event is Saturday, March 31.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Shelter Island’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. sharp at Fireman’s Field at Cartwright and Burns roads.
The egg hunt is sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Kids ages 1 through 8 are invited to take part. Prizes will be awarded in several age categories. The raindate is Sunday, April 1. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Chef Seth Nathan of Isola will be the culinary guest at the next Celebrity Chef Dinner on March 21, 2018. This will be the last Celebrity Chef for the season — the series will return in the fall.
Seth Nathan from Isola is the next chef at the popular Celebrity Chef Dinner series offered by the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A rifle detail of uniformed veterans fire a volley at Memorial Day ceremonies in the Center.
The Shelter Island Memorial Day celebrations were accompanied by a morning of unseasonably cold weather and hard, wind-driven rain.
No matter. The traditions were intact.
A good group of Islanders of all ages in rain gear and umbrellas turned out in the Center to remember and honor the Island’s war dead, as well as their countrymen and women across the nation killed in action in America’s wars. (more…)