03/08/19 8:00am

JANINE MAHONEY PHOTOS
From left, back row, Dan Martin, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Amelia Clark, Walter Richards, Brandon Velasquez and Jonas Kinsey. Front: Lauren Gurney, Nick Labrozzi and Lyng Coyne.

The Shelter Island National Honor Society (NHS) collected over 500 items and $40 during their Souper Bowl of Caring food drive competition. In a competition with Odd Grades pitted against Even Grades, the Odd team was victorious.

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03/07/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
Los Hacheros will play at Sylvester Manor’s upcoming fundraiser at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Thursday, March 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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03/07/19 8:00am

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 pictorial map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.

The shape of Shelter Island is changing. The impacts will be felt on our roads, utility infrastructure, drinking water and building lots -— especially near the shore. We should know what to expect and plan accordingly. Mashomack Preserve Director Jeremy Samuelson will address the role that The Nature Conservancy plays in bringing together community members, elected officials and planning professionals. He will talk about what we can expect in the years and decades to come at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogue on Friday, March 8.

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03/06/19 2:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
This week, Ms. Dempsey, reports on local whites from the front lines of the vineyards.

One of the best treats in these winter months is a visit to one of the many wineries that dot the north and south forks. This time of year, many of them are still open, and not busy with the tours and wedding parties of the summer. The staff can take the time to explain as much or as little as you’d like to know about the wine-making process while providing the opportunity to sample their wines.

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03/01/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”- Jimmy Dean.

Pierce Senken is on an adventure of a lifetime. A 3rd Year Midshipman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, Pierce is the son of Gregory and Jane Senken of Shelter Island and Garden City.

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