07/25/19 4:30pm

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Sylvester Manor

Good neighbors
Sylvester Manor is an essential institution on Shelter Island. When it rebranded itself as an “educational farm,” it clearly defined its mission and the day-to-day benefits its staff provides to the Island community.

The Manor brings history alive to all ages, from confronting America’s original sin — slavery — to chronicling the Island’s progression through the centuries. It also undertakes a careful stewardship of our natural resources that have brought, and continue to bring, sustenance and beauty to all. (more…)

07/24/19 8:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
James Monatgue flashing some power at the Shelter Island Cricket Match last summer at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

Almost two-and-a-half centuries after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Shelter Island is still home to Britons. So much so that this Saturday, July 27, they’ll again be hosting the annual Shelter Island Cricket Match. (more…)

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08/06/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Demand  enforcement
To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.

This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)

07/27/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last year at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last year at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

The story of one of the signature community events of the Shelter Island summer began in England. (more…)