09/18/19 2:00pm

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Mr. DeStefano hosts a 2016 Battle of the Brains.

Islanders better study up, because trivia host extraordinaire, Bob DeStefano, hosts Battle of the Brains at the Shelter Island Library on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.   

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07/26/19 8:00am

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Young naturalists can visit Mashomack Preserve on Friday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to noon to read the famous Shel Silverstein book, “The Giving Tree,” then head out on a walk to meet some woody friends and get to know them better. Ages 4 and up. 631-749-1001.

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07/03/19 2:00pm

CAROL GALLIGAN
Self-guided tours of Revolutionary War Patriots’ gravestones at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church Colonial Cemeteries will take place on July 4, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

THIS WEEK

GRAVESTONE TOUR

Open gate self-guided tour of Revolutionary War Patriots’ gravestones at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church Colonial Cemeteries, Rte. 114 on July 4, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Honor those who helped secure the freedoms we enjoy today. Karen Kiaer, Shelter Island Daughters of the American Revolution Historian, and Joyce Bowditch-Bausman, Shelter Island Daughters of the American Revolution Honorary Regent will be available to answer questions. Karen Kiaer (631) 749-1853 or Joyce Bowditch-Bausman at (631) 749-1203.

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Featured Story
04/15/19 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Joe Frazier knocked out Dave Zyglewick in the first round to win the heavyweight boxing title at the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, Texas.

Winners at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards were “Great White Hope” and “1776.”

The first human eye transplant was performed at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Melina Mercouri, a Greek actress, whose breakout film was “Never on Sunday,”  for which she won a Cannes Film Festival Award, established the Greek Aid Fund.

An earthquake measured as a 2 on a scale of 1 to 5 struck in North Carolina, killing two people and injuring 30.

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11/25/18 3:00pm

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The Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Operation Daffodil celebrated its seventh year with Cub Scout Pack 56 planting 100 King Alfred Daffodil Bulbs on Saturday, November 10, at Prospect Park. They’ve planted over 2,000 King Alfred Jumbo Daffodils throughout the Island. Jean McClintock and Tim Purtell oversee the program. From left, Monica Klenawicus, Jasper Samuelson, Lucas Reiter, James Cummings, Johnny and Dave Gurney.