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Tom Clavin will speak this Friday at the Shelter Island Library.
If you love stories of the Old West, you won’t want to miss Tom Clavin’s appearance at Friday Night Dialogues, April 26th at 7 p.m. Clavin is author or co-author of 16 books, including the recently released “Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter.”
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO From left, Donnamarie Barnes of Sylvester Manor, Henry Maxwell Letcher II, Shane Weeks, Karl Schwarz and Georgette Grier-Key during the 2018 panel discussion at Bay Street Theater in honor of Black History Month.
Panelists will discuss slavery on the East End at the Bay Street Theater on Sunday, February 24, from 2 to 4 p.m.
COURTESY PHOTO | Resident Craig Wood made an impassioned plea to the Town Board Friday to keep the Community Preservation fund at status quo.
A resident went before the Town Board Friday to ask it to reject an idea of diverting money to a fund dedicated to buying open space —even a small part of it — for clean water projects. (more…)
The Youngs pose with their daughter, now known as Elizabeth ‘Missie’ Mercer, in Florida this April.
When Joan Elizabeth Young was born on the Islander the morning of August 22, 1954, newspaper accounts suggested that no other baby would ever be born on a ferry boat between Shelter Island and Greenport again.
Sixty years later, that prediction published in both the New York Herald Tribune and the East Hampton Star holds true. (more…)