05/28/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO U.S. Army First Lt. Joseph Theinert

While Monday’s Memorial Day observances on Shelter Island were as stirring and meaningful as ever, there were some familiar faces missing from past years. The Gold Star family of Lt. Joseph Theinert was spending the weekend conducting a leadership retreat for veterans and Shelter Island students at their foundation’s Strongpoint Ranch in New Mexico. (more…)

04/23/19 10:00am

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Members of the Shelter Island Class of 2020 in Washington, D.C.

Twenty-two Shelter Island juniors have been infected with Potomac Fever. No, not a new tick-borne disease, but the affect on one’s heart causing a life-long love of Washington, D.C. (more…)

10/19/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker in Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus.’

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Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker in Disney’s ‘Hocus Pocus.’

Come one, come all! The Shelter Island Educational Foundation invites kids and adults to a “Fall Carnival and Outdoor Movie” on Friday, October 20 at the home of Jimbo and Mary Theinert, 54 North Menantic Road.

The fun starts at 4:30 p.m. and kids are invited to paint pumpkins, make a popcorn treat, get their faces painted, play games and try for prizes. There will also be a raffle. The movie, Disney’s “Hocus Pocus,” begins at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG, the film portrays the adventures of two teenagers who explore an abandoned house and find a surprise. (more…)

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12/29/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Billy Boeklen, working off a pick set by Semaj Lawrence, driving to the hoop.

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Billy Boeklen, working off a pick set by Semaj Lawrence, driving to the hoop.

Now that the season is over, Shelter Island High School boys varsity basketball Coach Jay Card Jr. said he was satisfied his squad accomplished many of its original goals. (more…)

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12/12/15 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

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The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

As we enter the holiday season, a new year of Shelter Island School girls and boys winter sports is under way. This includes the Shelter Island boys varsity and JV basketball teams.

On the sidelines this year are returning Head Coach Jay Card and assistants Ian Kanarvogel, Jimbo Theinert, Jim Colligan and Peter Miedema. (more…)