08/24/19 8:00am

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The Rev. Galen Guengerich of All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan.

Union Chapel will celebrate Harvest Sunday and Sylvester Manor this Sunday, Aug. 25. Reverend Galen Guengerich of All Souls Unitarian Church in Manhattan will preach about “The Honorable Harvest.” Special music will be performed by the staff of Sylvester Manor.

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05/01/17 2:00pm
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This could be a bad year for Suffolk County for Lyme disease — the malady that residents of the Island and the county were numbered among the earliest victims.

“Forbidding Forecast for Lyme disease in the Northeast,” was the title of a report last month on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition.” Neither that program nor NPR are prone to exaggeration.

“Ticking time bomb … Lyme disease is set to explode in the U.S. this year,” was the headline this month of an article in a publication also known for careful journalism, New Scientist. (more…)

09/04/16 1:00pm
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There was a time when newspapers and other media outlets were strongly encouraged to provide online readers with as many avenues as possible to leave comments. Message boards are the future, we were told, and you should make it as easy as possible for people to start a dialogue on your website. (more…)

02/12/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Members of Eastbound Freight will play on the Island this Saturday.

COURTESY PHOTO | Members of Eastbound Freight will play on the Island this Saturday.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Eastbound Freight Bluegrass Band on Saturday, February 14 at 6 p.m. on the American Legion’s lower level. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and a cash bar will be available.

The first of Sylvester Manor’s house concerts for 2015, the concert  has been relocated due to significant icing on Sylvester Manor’s property. (more…)

02/09/15 10:47am

Due to significant icing on Sylvester Manor property, the Eastbound Freight concert for February 14 is being moved to the Shelter Island American Legion, 281 School Street. (more…)