LINDA GIBBS PHOTO
Action from the 25th running of the ‘Whitebread Race last Saturday.
The 25th running of the “Whitebread ‘round the whirl” sailboat race took place Saturday, September 30. The Peconic Bay Sailing Association sponsors the race, a spoof on the original Whitbread ‘round the world race.
The Whitebread is the season’s last large regatta held on the East End of Long Island. (more…)
BEVERELA WALZ Scallopers on Coecles Harbor.
Sewage treatment plants all over Long Island are discharging wastewater into bays, creeks, rivers, the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound. This reduces the quantity of our freshwater supply, which comes from the underground water table. (more…)
Ted Levine, a weekend and summer resident of Shelter Island for almost 60 years, passed away on February 25, 2017 in Princeton, New Jersey, at the age of 89. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Dawn, Congdons Creek Dock.
For the first time in weeks, the words short-term rentals weren’t uttered during a Town Board meeting February 17.
Wayne and Donna King waited patiently while the Town Board addressed a number of routine matters before taking their turn at the podium not to save themselves money, but to help other Island baymen. (more…)
DEC map shows the mustard colored areas that are closed to shellfishing.
The Department of Environmental Conservation has temporarily closed shellfish harvesting areas in parts of Shelter Island and Southold. (more…)