Featured Story
07/31/19 12:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dragging for ticks at Mashomack.

Suffolk County officials have released the findings of a multi-year study of ticks — and the pathogens they carry — that show how prevalent tick-borne illnesses have become, especially on the East End. (more…)

07/24/19 2:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTOS
Spreading its wings for the crowd under the tent at the Shelter Island Library is a great horned owl.

A program took flight last week under the tent at the Shelter Island Library as an expert from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge brought birds of prey here. Despite soaring temperatures, children, parents and grandparents were delighted.

(more…)

07/18/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Friends of the Library presents Under the Tent’s 3rd annual Suds & Song featuring music from the Erich Collins Carey Band on Friday, July 19, from 6 to 9 p.m.

THIS WEEK

MANOR TOURS 

Sylvester Manor offers self-guided tours of the Manor House and “All that has Been: Our Roots Revealed” exhibition on Thursday, July 18,  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10. sylvestermanor.org.

(more…)

Featured Story
06/25/19 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO New figures have been released on Community Preservation Fund revenues for the Island.

After many months of negative numbers from the Community Preservation Fund (CPF), Shelter Island is seeing an 8.5 percent increase for the first five months of 2019 as compared with the same period last year. (more…)