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07/29/19 12:00pm

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To the Editor:
When Bennett Konesni and Eben Fiske Ostby inherited Sylvester Manor grounds and made the vital decision to transform the property to create a nonprofit educational farm, it was a game changer for the community.

Privately owned grounds could be easily turned into a luxury housing development. Instead of putting more pressure on the land and a fragile water aquifer, extensive grounds are now open to the public and the Manor House museum and organic farm were established. (more…)

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10/19/15 2:00pm
Islander Kristina Martin-Majdisova winning the women's division of the Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk Saturday.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Islander Kristina Martin-Majdisova winning the women’s division of the Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk Saturday.

Jim Theinert was running with friends, including Annmarie Seddio at the beginning of Saturday’s Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk, and then they were separated. But at about the 3-mile mark with a tenth of a mile to go along Shore Road, Ms. Seddio reappeared and said, “I’m stealing some of your energy.” (more…)