01/17/19 10:00am

Activities and events on Shelter Island.


50+ drop-in basketball, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.


01/03/19 4:30pm

Past farm apprentices lovin’ farm life.

Sylvester Manor is accepting applications for the 2019 farm season for both full-season farm apprentices and long-term opportunities for those from World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).

Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, including working with over 100 hens in a laying operation. Other livestock opportunities are possible based on interest and experience level.


11/29/18 8:00am

On November 20 Shelter Island School held a bagel breakfast in celebration of 77 students in grades 6 to 12 who achieved either Honor Roll or High Honor Roll status for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.


11/21/18 8:00am

Thanksgiving Shelter Island style: scallops and Brussels sprouts.

If pilgrims and Native Americans actually had a feast of Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621, they probably ate bay scallops, and probably did not eat turkey. Certainly, the Butterball had not yet been invented.


10/21/18 8:00am

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Long Island cheese pumpkins.

Have you noticed how Halloween is marked these days?

Or should I say the Halloween season? After all, the official date for ghosts and goblins is October 31, the day before All Saints Day on November 1. But the season of pumpkins begins around the last week in September and runs through the month of October. (more…)