12/15/19 8:00am

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Autumn dawn at Congdons Creek.

The fall equinox happened right before my eyes at the Heights post office on Saturday, Oct. 19, when Jim Eklund, still dressed in his three-season uniform of shorts, nearly collided with a person wearing a bulky, hip-length Fair Isle sweater as she barreled through the front door. They do-si-doed, and she eyed his knees. (more…)

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12/03/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO Dorothy Seiberling

Dorothy Seiberling, a longtime resident of Shelter Island, died on Nov. 23 in Wilmington, Del. She was 97. (more…)

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11/20/19 12:00pm

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Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

“That was easy,” Councilman Paul Shepherd said at a special meeting Tuesday of the Town Board after passing the town’s 2020 budget. It drew laughs from his colleagues and the audience. (more…)

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10/31/19 7:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The path taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery.

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The road taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery.

This story was originally published in 2014.

It was one of the rare times you get lost and it doesn’t matter. (more…)