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09/13/19 2:00pm

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Bob Edwards, now living in Houston, paid a visit to his friend, Jean Brechter, at her home here last month. The two were summer kids together for many years.

Once toddlers together, old friends Bob Edwards and Jean (née Schultheis) Brechter united at Ms. Brechter’s home here for a visit last month.

Mr. Edwards, now living in Houston, said he was told the first visit the two ever made to Shelter Island was in their mothers’ wombs in 1927. (more…)

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07/21/19 3:00pm

Virginia Claire Freese of Shelter Island died on Friday, July 12, 2019. She was 95 years old. (more…)

07/13/19 8:00am

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The Reverend Jill Vogt will preach at the next Union Chapel Service.

Signal flags and vintage burgees will fly from the rafters of the historic Union Chapel in the Grove as a procession of Shelter Island Yacht Club officers and trustees join in the interdominational service this Sunday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. 

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06/15/19 12:00pm

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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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