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08/02/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last Saturday at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Montague flashing some power at the charity cricket match last Saturday on the field next to the Island Boatyard .

Hundreds of spectators showed up last Saturday to watch the Shelter Island Cricket club and “The Rest of The World” play two games of cricket to raise money for the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation. (more…)

07/28/16 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO All month, Sylvester Manor has been offering free Saturday morning farm programs in the Windmill Field during CSA pickup hours, 9 to 11 a.m. This week visitors can stop in for a quick pickle demo and worksongs.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO All month, Sylvester Manor has been offering free Saturday morning farm programs in the Windmill Field during CSA pickup hours, 9 to 11 a.m. This week visitors can stop in for a quick pickle demo and worksongs.

This week

GREAT DECISIONS
The third installment in “Great Decisions,” the monthly foreign policy discussion series at Shelter Island Library, will be held on Thursday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The series is moderated by career diplomat Kirk Ressler and this month’s topic is “The Future of Kurdistan.” For more information, call (631) 749-1001. (more…)

07/23/15 3:12pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO This week and every week, the library has lots of programs for kids.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO This week and every week, the library has lots of programs for kids.

For all the sports fans on the Island, there’s a new kind of player in town. This week on the Island, your best bet for a fun time is the Shelter Island Cricket Club’s fourth annual cricket match on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (more…)

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02/23/15 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO LUCAS at work on a dummy inside one of Shelter Island’s ambulances. The machine is able to apply steady chest compressions while EMTs attend to other lifesaving medical procedures. EMS director Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg (standing) and Mark Kanarvogel demostrated the automated CPR machine Friday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
LUCAS at work on a dummy inside one of Shelter Island’s ambulances. The machine is able to apply steady chest compressions while EMTs attend to other lifesaving medical procedures. EMS director Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg (standing) and Mark Kanarvogel demostrated the automated CPR machine Friday.

You’ve seen it on TV — an emergency medical technician jumping up on a gurney administering dramatic chest compressions to a passed out person.

Now Shelter Island Emergency Medical Technicians have a tool to more effectively and efficiently administer those compressions.
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