08/22/19 2:00pm

Looking for a family pet? ARF presents Tailgating, a cat and dog adoption event at the police station on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured is Hercules, with brothers Isaac and Ilan Pescowitz.



The Shelter Island History Center presents an Alan Shields Exhibit “Where Art Life Met Island Life,” open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Saturday, Sept. 21. 631-749-0025.


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07/15/19 2:00pm

V. Claire Freese, a longtime resident of her beloved Shelter Island, died peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of July 12. She was 95 years and 7 months old. (more…)

07/12/19 10:00am

Mr. Lomuscio shares some summer safety tips courtesy of the Senior Center.

I spent the Fourth of July soaking up the sun at Shell Beach. It was a glorious day with warm temperatures, clear skies and bright sun. And despite the fact that it was probably the busiest day of the year at that beach, one can always find a relatively private spot at the water’s edge.


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04/08/19 12:00pm


Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

At the 41st Academy Awards, “Oliver” was selected as best picture, while Cliff Robertson was named best actor and Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand tied for best actress in the first-ever tie for the award.

The first major league baseball game outside of the United States was played in Montreal, Canada with the Montreal Expos defeating the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 8-7.

The Supreme Court struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.

In the 33rd Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, George Archer won his only major title, one stroke ahead of runners-up Billy Casper, George Knudson and Tom Weiskopf.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

04/05/19 8:00am

The Shelter Island Senior Center now has a karaoke machine.

It sounded like some back road honkytonk on a Saturday night. But it was not. The karaoke music was coming from the Shelter Island Senior Activity Center.