10/31/19 8:00am

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A former Sylvester Manor employee shares her experience with a manor ghost.

She had just started working at Sylvester Manor as a housekeeper, now over 40 years ago, when Rose Wissemann came in touch with something one afternoon that still haunts her.

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09/11/19 4:30pm

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Charity Robey and Jane Lear present “Bay to Table: Clams in Oysterponds” on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the Orient Yacht Club.

Island writer and the Reporter Off the Fork columnist Charity Robey will be venturing across the moat next weekend to speak about local clams with fellow journalist, Jane Lear. The Reporter caught up with Ms. Robey to learn some fun facts about clams. 

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02/21/19 8:00am

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The February 22 Friday Night Dialogue will feature historian Christopher Verga speaking about the history of civil rights on Long Island.

The February 22 Friday Night Dialogue promises to be an important and thought-provoking event, when historian Christopher Verga presents an illustrated talk on the often overlooked history of civil rights on Long Island (also the title of his book).

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02/08/19 8:00am

The Senior Center celebrated the Super Bowl with a party.

The Senior Center hosted a Super Bowl party last Sunday. Numerous snacks and good food were prepared by Giovanna Ketcham and her staff.

She started by passing around various vegetables with a creamy dip. These were followed by delightful deviled eggs and cheddar and apple slices. There was chili made with turkey and beef and plenty of beans. Twice-baked potatoes were an added treat. Different kinds of cupcakes were served for dessert.

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09/15/14 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Stephen Fearing is the first newly ordained minister at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church in its 270-year history. Stephen Fearing is the first newly ordained minister at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church in its 270-year history.

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Stephen Fearing is the first newly ordained minister at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church in its 270-year history. 

The newly ordained minister of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church is holding a spiky, slightly mashed seedpod from a sweet gum tree in the palm of his hand, the way a child might hold a much-loved, but threadbare stuffed animal. (more…)