08/22/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Looking for a family pet? ARF presents Tailgating, a cat and dog adoption event at the police station on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured is Hercules, with brothers Isaac and Ilan Pescowitz.

THIS WEEK

ART & ISLAND LIFE

The Shelter Island History Center presents an Alan Shields Exhibit “Where Art Life Met Island Life,” open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Saturday, Sept. 21. 631-749-0025.

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Featured Story
07/21/19 3:00pm

Virginia Claire Freese of Shelter Island died on Friday, July 12, 2019. She was 95 years old. (more…)

07/13/19 11:00am

TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Locust leaves.

Latin Name: Robinia pseudoacacia

Locations: Everywhere! 

Tree stats: Black locust is native to Pennsylvania and Iowa and south from Georgia to Oklahoma. This fast-growing but relatively short-lived tree usually tops out at 50 feet and spans 25 feet wide. Over time, the trunk and older branches develop a thick, furrowed bark in handsome contrast to the delicacy of the tree’s pale green, oval-shaped leaves. In June, black locusts are resplendent with clusters of white, fragrant flowers.

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05/30/19 4:30pm

JADE ECKARDT PHOTO
Sylvester Manor will soon be home to a wigwam constructed by Shinnecock Nation Tribal member and artist David Bunn Martine.

Sylvester Manor will soon be home to a Native American wigwam that will be constructed by David Bunn Martine, a Shinnecock Nation Tribal member and artist.

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