04/18/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting a family at Fiske Field last summer. He'll be on hand this summer

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting a family at Fiske Field last summer. He’ll be on hand this summer

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like hosting a Shelter Island Buck (or two!) for the baseball season? Maybe you’ve heard there’s a shortage of host families this year and you’ve been toying with the idea.

Do it! Just do it. (more…)

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01/13/15 4:30pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

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Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a unique town program, social worker Jennifer Olsen will be working about 12 hours a month this year helping Shelter Island families resolve problems by connecting them with resources specific to their needs. (more…)

08/05/14 12:05pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island Bucks.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island Bucks.

How do the 2014 Shelter Island Bucks find something positive to take away after being swept in the finals for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship?

Easy. Talk to the team and you hear of a summer filled with success for the college ballplayers who called the Island home for two months. (more…)

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07/30/14 6:20am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jackson Bubala firing the final pitch to close out the Bucks victory over Sag Harbor Tuesday. The right-hander out of Dartmouth College has pitched lights out all summer in relief for the Islanders. Text

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Jackson Bubala firing the final pitch to close out the Bucks victory over Sag Harbor Tuesday. The right-hander out of Dartmouth College has pitched lights out all summer in relief for the Islanders.

The Shelter Island Bucks will spend their weekend playing for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship.

The Islanders swept the best-of-three semifinal playoff matchup against the Sag Harbor Whalers, winning 5-4 at Fiske Field Tuesday evening. The Bucks came back from a 4-0 deficit to advance to the HCBL Championship Series. (more…)

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07/29/14 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Bucks Manager Jon Karcich led his team to its first playoff victory in team history Monday over the Sag Harbor Whalers.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Bucks Manager Jon Karcich led his team to its first playoff victory in team history Monday over the Sag Harbor Whalers.

The Shelter Island Bucks are one win away from playing for the championship of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League.

The Bucks won the first playoff game in team history in style Monday evening, defeating the Sag Harbor Whalers 11-2 on the road in the opening game of their best-of-three HBCL semifinal playoff series. (more…)