10/03/19 2:00pm

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Sylvester Manor offers a vegetable garden seed saving workshop on Saturday.

THIS WEEK

SEED SAVING

Sylvester Manor offers a vegetable garden seed saving workshop on Saturday, Oct. 5,  at 11 a.m. at the farm stand. Free. sylvestermanor.org.  (more…)

08/31/19 8:00am

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Fr. DeSanctis serves communion at Our Lady of the Isle.

Union Chapel in the Grove will honor the Shelter Island Association on Sunday, Sept. 1, at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Peter DeSanctis, pastor of Our Lady of the Isle, will preach. His sermon is titled “Rendering to Caesar.” He will discuss the intersection of faith and civics and whether civic interests are God’s interests. All are welcome to the non-denominational service.

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05/06/19 2:00pm

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO The Town Board at Friday’s public hearing in the school auditorium on proposed amendments to the short-term rental law. From left, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., Councilman Albert Dickson, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Deputy Supervisor Amber Brach-Williams, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar and Deputy Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs.

An issue that many long-time Islanders have said is the most divisive in memory returned, front and center, Friday evening at a Town Board public hearing held in the school auditorium. (more…)

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04/15/19 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Joe Frazier knocked out Dave Zyglewick in the first round to win the heavyweight boxing title at the Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston, Texas.

Winners at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards were “Great White Hope” and “1776.”

The first human eye transplant was performed at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Melina Mercouri, a Greek actress, whose breakout film was “Never on Sunday,”  for which she won a Cannes Film Festival Award, established the Greek Aid Fund.

An earthquake measured as a 2 on a scale of 1 to 5 struck in North Carolina, killing two people and injuring 30.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

09/01/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Town Supervisor Gary Gerth will be the guest speaker at Union Chapel’s next service.

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Town Supervisor Gary Gerth will be the guest speaker at Union Chapel’s next service.

Town Supervisor Gary Gerth will be the speaker this coming Sunday at the annual Shelter Island Association service Sunday at 10:30 am at Union Chapel in the Grove.

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