06/15/19 12:00pm

Reverend Deacon Robert J.A. Zico will deliver a sermon at Union Chapel’s homecoming service on Sunday, June 16.

Historic Union Chapel will celebrate the 147th anniversary of the Chapel and Shelter Island Heights at a homecoming service this Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.  


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06/11/19 12:00pm

Prospector, owned and operated by Shelter Island Yacht Club members, under sail in a race last summer.

An Island-based racing yacht saw it’s mast fail in the early hours of Sunday morning during a Maryland to Rhode Island race. (more…)

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02/10/19 3:00pm

Jay Ely Helme

Jay Ely Helme of Cape Coral, Florida and Middletown, Rhode Island, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on January 21, 2019 at 87 years of age. (more…)

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02/04/19 12:00pm


Vince Lombardi became part owner, vice president, general manager and head coach of the Washington Redskins after coaching the Green Bay Packers to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl wins.

John Madden became head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.

Yasser Arafat became president of the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Singer Tom Jones debuted “This Is Tom Jones” on ABC.

The Saturday Evening Post published its last edition.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)