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…)
The Shelter Island junior varsity baseball and softball teams began practicing this week in preparation for the 2019 season. (more…)
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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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The seven athletes of the Shelter Island girls basketball team gather for a final picture after their never-say-die effort at Southampton. Front row, from left, Dayla Reyes, Lyng Coyne and Valeria Reyes. Back row, from left, Audrey Wood, Bella Springer, Grace Olinkiewicz and Isabelle Topliff.
During the first week of February, the Shelter Island girls basketball team finished out their season with three games in four days. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Helicopters at the East Hampton airport.
BY KATE NALEPINSKI
More than a 125 people attended a November 14 Federal Aviation Administration workshop in Riverhead to express complaints over the constant buzz of helicopters flying across the East End. (more…)