04/30/19 4:30pm

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Gardiner’s Bay Country Club Pro Leigh Notley, Sid (Ironman) Beckwith and Bob DeStefano.

My Shelter Island story started in 1962, my first year as a head golf professional and the start of a lifetime dream. (more…)

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09/18/18 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen's Association of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

At 95, Bill Dickerson remembers the good times and the hard times.

He persevered through the latter, and for his dedication to his fellow Isalnders, has been honored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York for 70 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. (more…)

04/10/17 2:07pm
COURTESY PHOTO Living the dream — Islanders Bill Hannabury and his son Shane at the 2015 Masters in Augusta, Georgia.

COURTESY PHOTO Living the dream — Islanders Bill Hannabury and his son Shane at the 2015 Masters in Augusta, Georgia.

When you talk about the four major professional golf tournaments, the Masters is talked about the most. Maybe that’s because it’s the first major of the year. Or perhaps it’s the most beautiful venue. Or possibly that it’s held at the same course every year, the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. (more…)

05/24/15 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Jay and Samantha Sessa at the NCAA Golf Championship this spring.

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Jay and Samantha Sessa at the NCAA Golf Championship this spring.

Gardiner’s Bay Country Club members have been in full swing — pun intended— during the winter and spring seasons. (more…)