11/12/19 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROSZZI PHOTOS Old Glory is raised at the American Legion Hall in the Center.

Veterans Day on Shelter Island was clear, bright and mild, a stellar day for a heartfelt Island tribute to those who have served and continue to serve the country. (more…)

09/01/19 8:00am

COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON
Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

I got a window seat in the back of the plane with the aisle seat vacant. Taxiing out to a MacArthur Airport runway, I looked at notes I’d made speaking with nine Shelter Island vets in the waiting area on their way to Washington D.C. (more…)

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08/31/19 3:00pm


Howard Francis Geoghegan Xavier Jackson of Shelter Island, formerly of Garden City, died in the early morning of Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at Stony Brook ELIH in Greenport. He was 94 years old. (more…)

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01/24/19 8:00am

SUSAN SCHROTT PHOTO

Island artist, actress and psychotherapist Susan Schrott’s work of art, “Sun Faces,” was featured on the CBS Sunday Morning news show on Sunday, January 20.

“I am thrilled and honored to have my artwork linked to the late Carol Channing episode,” Ms. Schrott said. (more…)

11/27/18 10:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The 2018 Theinert 3-on-3 Tournament championship team, Forever Young. From left, Tournament Director Jimbo Theinert, Ryan Creighton, Dante Langhorne, Mike Scott, Jesse Leverock, Joe Miranda and kneeling, Marta Czaplak.

Once again, this year’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament was a huge success, helping support the nonprofit Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund. (more…)