It’s been decades since a fisherman told me about seeing a ship east of Montauk similar to those he had seen searching for oil in the Gulf of Mexico when he was a shrimper there. I telephoned oil company after company and each gave a firm denial about having any interest in looking for petroleum off Long Island. (more…)
MAP BY KIKI BOUCHER
Which is your go-to fork, North or South?
As a Shelter Islander, do you tend to identify with the North Fork or the South Fork?
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO From left, Donnamarie Barnes of Sylvester Manor, Henry Maxwell Letcher II, Shane Weeks, Karl Schwarz and Georgette Grier-Key during the 2018 panel discussion at Bay Street Theater in honor of Black History Month.
Panelists will discuss slavery on the East End at the Bay Street Theater on Sunday, February 24, from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Our situation is unique here
To the Editor:
We don’t always get to choose who we fall in love with. We don’t get to choose where we live until we are adults and ready to enjoy land of our own. (more…)
“I’m so proud of them!”
Those were the first words Coach Laura Mayo spoke following the Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball game against Montauk on March 7. (more…)