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09/11/19 8:00am

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The boys and girls cross country teams. Foreground, Madison Springer. Front row, from left, Daria Kolmogorova, Olivia Overstreet, Sophie Clark, Emma Gallagher, Kaitlyn Gulluscio, Michael Hand, Tyler Gulluscio and Jaxson Rylott. Back row, from left, Daniel Schulteis, Ariana Carter, Brandon Velasquez, Nicholas Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jalill Carter, Pacey Cronin, Kal Lewis, Alberto Morales, Jason Green and Jonas Kinsey. Not pictured: Jennifer Fabian Santos and Domingo Gil.

On Tuesday, September 10, the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams hosted Mattituck in their first league meet at the Shelter Island Country Club on Goat Hill. (more…)

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05/22/19 12:00pm

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The 2019 Shelter Island School junior varsity softball team. From left, front row, Kathy Ramos, Bella Springer and Myla Doughtery. Back row, from left, Mary Gennari, Kaitlyn Gulluscio, Jaime Lenzer, Angelina Rice, Jane Richards, Lydia Shepherd, Izzy Fonseca, Valeria Reyes, Isabelle Topliff, Dayla Reyes, Lily Page and Sophie Clark.

While the rain and cool weather made much of May feel like March, the Shelter Island junior varsity girls softball team wrapped up their season on a warming trend. (more…)

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03/19/19 10:00am

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Spring — each week we look forward to warmer weather and putting winter behind us. And the battle goes on, with a few warmer days here and there, peppered with colder days as winter tries to hold on.

They say March comes in like a lion, and during the first couple weeks of varsity spring track we have had our share of March winds to contend with as we train outdoors. (more…)

02/15/19 4:30pm

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Island Spirits, a new column by Susan Carey Dempsey, debuts.

Among the many joys of living on our sheltered island, between the North and South Forks, are the fine vineyards that have burgeoned on the East End over the last four decades. Having learned how to take full advantage of our climate for growing grapes, the winemakers have continued to develop products that can stand on their own, not pale imitations of well-known wines from other regions.

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