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…)

10/23/18 2:00pm

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Fans and athletes of all ages were at the 19th annual Shelter Island 5K race, which raises money for research to fight cancers that affect women.

If you were running or walking in the1 9th annual Shelter Island 5K on October 20 it was a perfect weather day as early morning rain stopped well before the race began. The sun even peaked through, making it, perhaps, a bit too warm at moments for the traditional Island event that raises money for research to end breast cancer and other women’s cancers. (more…)

06/22/17 4:30pm

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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The start of the 38th annual Shelter Island 10K.

Shelter Island witnessed a heroic community effort on Saturday, June 17, when individuals, groups, the Police Department and town government worked seamlessly for the common good.

They, along with the crowds of Islanders who showed up on a less-than-perfect summer day to take part in the 10K, and the inspiring athletes of all ages levels and conditions, made it a day to remember. (more…)

06/28/15 3:00pm
COURTESY ART | Final words on the Shelter Island 10K Run.

COURTESY ART | Final words on the Shelter Island 10K Run.

For a few hours last Saturday afternoon, our Island embraced the Shelter Island race.

Everything else dropped off the radar. The rest of the world was delightfully abstract as we concentrated on getting ready for a race whose scale is reflected in back-to-back buses dropping runners at the school steps. (more…)