07/20/18 4:30pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Georgiana Ketchum, still selling strong after decades in Shelter Island real estate.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Georgiana Ketcham, still selling strong after decades in Shelter Island real estate.

“I just love selling real estate and will keep doing it until I die,” were the words to me from longtime Island broker and octagenarian Georgiana B. Ketcham. She’s been selling real estate on the Island since the ‘70s and is now the owner of “Georgiana B. Ketcham Real Estate” on South Ferry Road.

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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…)