06/15/17 2:00pm
JUDY CARD PHOTO And they're off! The start of the 2016 Shelter Island 10K.

JUDY CARD PHOTO  |  And they’re off! The 2017 Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk is June 17.

38TH ANNUAL 10K/5K

The 38th annual Shelter Island 10K/5K Run/Walk is Saturday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m. After the race, head to Island Boat Yard for the annual Runners Festival from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring food trucks, beer and wine, dancing with DJ Twilo, kids fun area with bounce houses, games and crafts, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and more. (more…)

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07/17/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Building a true committee
To the Editor:
The fact is that if we kill all the deer on Shelter Island, we will eliminate ticks because we will eliminate their final blood meal. At least, that is the theory.

But the idea of eliminating all the deer is anathema to a good percentage of the residents of the Island. So that has never been seen as a viable option.

Permethrin kills ticks. No doubt about it. (more…)