01/04/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Phil Power

“There are givers and takers in this world and Phil Power is and has been for many decades a big-time giver for this community. He stops what he is doing to help others.”

The words were spoken two years ago by former Town Councilman Ed Brown, presenting the Lions Club Citizen of the Year Award to his friend, Phil Power. (more…)

11/25/18 11:00am

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn over Peconic Bay.

I’ve lived in Suffolk County all my adult life. And, I was thinking the other day, that’s something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend. (more…)

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06/14/18 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

Anyone familiar with Shelter Island is always struck by the vibrancy and community spirit that, while always here, is most noticeable on 10K race day. Saturday is expected to bring 2,000 runners and walkers to the Island for the 39th Annual Shelter Island 10K Run/5K Walk with at least that many fans lining the streets to encourage the competitors. (more…)

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10/25/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Fast friends: First Islanders of their gender across the line, from left, Justine Karen, Emma Gallagher and Lindsey Gallagher.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Fast friends: First Islanders of their gender across the line, from left, Justine Karen, Emma Gallagher and Lindsey Gallagher.

Starting line: Saturday, before the start of the Shelter Island 5K, I stood in a huddle of my teammates, with Emma Martinez Majdisova on my right who was still shaking with adrenaline from singing the national anthem. Our male teammates stood in front of us. (more…)