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…)

02/18/14 4:38pm
COURTESY PHOTO A memorial stone placed in 1884 by Cornelia Horsford reads: “Burying Ground of the Colored People of Sylvester Manor since 1651.” The Manor is hosting a film Friday evening on how the slave trade affected one white, New England family. A service remembering those buried on the Manor grounds will be observed Saturday morning.

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A memorial stone placed in 1884 by Cornelia Horsford at Sylvester Manor reads: “Burying Ground of the Colored People of the Manor since 1651.” The Manor is hosting a film Friday evening on how the slave trade affected one white, New England family. A service remembering those buried on the Manor grounds will be observed Saturday morning.

From an early age, sailing and history were passions for Whitney Browne. (more…)