04/24/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Tom Clavin will speak this Friday at the Shelter Island Library.

If you love stories of the Old West, you won’t want to miss Tom Clavin’s appearance at Friday Night Dialogues, April 26th at 7 p.m. Clavin is author or co-author of 16 books, including the recently released “Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter.”

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10/26/18 4:30pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Costumed kids in last year’s Halloween parade.

Halloween is creeping up on Wednesday, October 31 and there’s no shortage of Island festivities for kids and parents alike. So throw on a costume, carve some pumpkins and get ready for some freaky fun. 

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02/27/15 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Maggie Murphy and her daughter, Maeve, at the family’s Shelter Island home.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Maggie Murphy and her daughter, Maeve, at the family’s Shelter Island home.

Maggie Murphy was enjoying the quiet beauty and significant snow cover of a February Shelter Island weekend with her husband David, daughter Maeve, and a nine-month-old Goldendoodle named Ellie, when two visitors broke trail through a foot of ice and snow, tramped into their home and left dripping boots in a mound by the front door.

“Would somebody throw my pants up to me?” Maggie yelled. David wadded up a pair of jeans and fired them upstairs. (more…)