BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Shelter Island Recreation and the Shelter Island Library present a haunted house at the library on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
It can take a village…to help people stay warm. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International is hosting its annual coat drive for local recipients. Donors may drop off gently used coats at the company’s office at 17 Grand Ave. in the Heights.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Last year, above, like every year, was the place for good food and a great meeting place for Islanders of all ages at the ham dinner the night before Election Day.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will host the Annual Election Eve Dinner on Nov. 4, as Shelter Island prepares to choose a town supervisor and two Town Board members.
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
American Legion Mitchell Post #281 members, Sergeant-at-Arms Fred Ogar (left) and Finance Officer Richard O’Halloran (right) presented a check to Carrie Wood, new coordinator of the Shelter Island Food Pantry. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Making us proud
To the Editor:
“This trip changed my life.” (more…)
JUDY DANIELS PHOTO November reflections.
One of the clumsier phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of an age old and still serviceable “hungry.”
But for the nearly 75 percent of Long Island households that are in emergency food programs, food insecure describes them more accurately than hungry. (more…)