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03/08/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Republican Committee has announced their slate of candidates for the November election, with a top vote-getting incumbent absent from the list. (more…)

11/16/18 10:00am

There are two sides to every issue. Should the controlled sale of human organs be legalized in the United States? Should the controlled sale of human organs remain illegal in the United States?

The Friday Night Dialogue at the Shelter Island Library on November 30 presents Andrew M. Flescher, Ph.D., from Stony Brook University, to introduce us to the ramifications of this dilemma and illuminate his perspective as supported in his recent book, “The Organ Shortage Crisis in America.”

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04/05/18 4:30pm
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A recent announcement that the 2020 census will include a question about citizenship sparked new fears among the immigrant population on the East End and raised the possibility of an undercount that could jeopardize federal funding for states. (more…)

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03/09/18 2:00pm
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The Shelter Island Public Library Society’s governing board has two new members, Brett James and Linda Kraus. (more…)

10/15/17 8:00am

 

COURTESY PHOTO | The land bridge in the background of a photo with Cornelia Horsford in the early 1900s.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Sylvester Manor land bridge in the background of a photo with Cornelia Horsford in the early 1900s.

At the rear of the Sylvester Manor property, behind the manor house and near the creek, there is a small land bridge that leads to an area the Sylvesters called the North Peninsula. It’s a protected spit of land graced with fresh water springs where the Manhansetts once fished and farmed. (more…)