05/16/19 2:00pm

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National EMS week is soon and Shelter Island Town is hosting an EMS open house on May 18. Pictured, early this year Supervisor Gary Gerth accepted a $60,000 check to be deposited into the EMS capital reserve fund to assure money will be on hand when a new ambulance is next needed.

Events and activities on Shelter Island.

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04/24/19 4:30pm

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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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04/05/19 8:00am

The Shelter Island Senior Center now has a karaoke machine.

It sounded like some back road honkytonk on a Saturday night. But it was not. The karaoke music was coming from the Shelter Island Senior Activity Center.

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02/23/19 11:00am

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It’s been decades since a fisherman told me about seeing a ship east of Montauk similar to those he had seen searching for oil in the Gulf of Mexico when he was a shrimper there. I telephoned oil company after company and each gave a firm denial about having any interest in looking for petroleum off Long Island. (more…)

02/20/19 4:30pm

MAP BY KIKI BOUCHER
Which is your go-to fork, North or South?

As a Shelter Islander, do you tend to identify with the North Fork or the South Fork?

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