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06/18/19 10:15am

MICHAEL VERSANDI PHOTO
Islanders of all ages turned out Saturday for the 40th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K.

Two young track stars became the first Island man and woman to cross the finish line at Saturday’s 40th annual Shelter Island 10K. (more…)

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05/24/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Michael Payano

Michael Payano will graduate from Shelter Island High School in a few weeks, and plans to attend SUNY New Paltz in the fall, the first in his family to attend college.

When his clan gathers at the Southold Legion to recognize his achievements, it should be a great party. With one side of the family first-generation immigrants from the Dominican Republic, and the other potato and hay farmers with deep roots on the East End, it will be a bilingual, multicultural celebration. (more…)

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03/05/19 10:00am

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On Saturday, March 2, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association and the New York State Federation (“Federation”) held the New York State Indoor Track & Field Championships.

The Federation includes all athletes from New York City public high schools, as well as athletes from private and Catholic high schools statewide. (more…)

11/14/18 2:00pm

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From left, Jason, Joshua and Toby Green.

Last week while sitting in STARs Café — where I have been like a piece of the furniture since retiring seven years ago — Mary Ellen Adipietro was proudly talking to the group about Joshua Green’s latest victory. (more…)

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06/05/18 12:00pm
KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Kal Lewis surging to the lead during the 1,6000 meter run at the State Qualifiers held at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station on June 2.

KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Kal Lewis surging to the lead during the 1,600 meter run at the State Qualifiers held at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station on June 2.

This past weekend Section XI, Suffolk County’s high school athletic governing body, hosted the spring track individual championships, also known as State Qualifiers at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station.

Of 7,000 athletes who compete in varsity public high school spring track in Suffolk County, only about 10 percent earn the honor of competing. Representing Shelter Island, four Indians, seniors Joshua Green and Lindsey Gallagher and sophomores Kal Lewis and Emma Gallagher earned the honor of being invited to compete at State Qualifiers. (more…)