04/20/19 11:00am

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
Island pre-K students ventured around the Island in early March.

In mid March pre-kindergarten students went on two walking field trips. They walked to Dr. Kestler’s dental office where they learned all about teeth and the equipment in a dentist’s office.

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06/02/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Organizers at a fund-raising event last year are (from left) Mary and Jimbo Theinert with Chrys and Frank Kestler. The event was a chance to update Islanders on progress on the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Organizers at a fund-raising event last year are (from left) Mary and Jimbo Theinert with Chrys and Frank Kestler. The event was a chance to update Islanders on progress on the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch.

“I don’t want another mother to be in my position,” Chrys Kestler said, recalling her horror on hearing the news on June 4, 2010, that her 24-year-old son, 1st Lieutenant Joseph Theinert had been killed in action in Afghanistan. (more…)

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07/19/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

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The Suffolk County Legislature has passed a bill designed to make life easier for veterans: designated parking spots at all county buildings.

Proposed earlier this year, the measure passed unanimously at the Legislature’s general meeting June 21 and now awaits Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s signature. (more…)