08/15/19 2:00pm

The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce presents its annual duck race on Aug. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park Bridge Street.


The Shelter Island Library tennis tournament fundraiser returns on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Shelter Island School Courts. Moussa Drame Tennis Academy sponsors the round robin event which features men’s, women’s and co-ed teams. Entry is $250. Visit shelterislandpubliclibrary.com for more information.  (more…)

07/20/19 3:00pm


I stepped outside one evening last week to give some stale bread to my granddaughter’s free-range chickens when an unexpected visitor showed up.


05/16/19 2:00pm

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.


04/24/19 4:30pm

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.”


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.