08/18/19 11:00am

TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Leaves and seedpods.

Latin Name: Ailanthus altissima

Locations: Tree of heaven thrives (too well) throughout the Island. One is tucked to the side of the library parking lot; a cluster of small trees flourish along the edge of Coecles Harbor at the intersection of Cobbetts Lane and Ram Island Road.  

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07/21/19 11:00am

COURTESY PHOTO
Rock Creek Kings won radio station WEHM’s Real Band Battle on June 20.

Shelter Island musician Erich Collins Carey is savoring the win of his band, Rock Creek Kings, at radio station WEHM’s Real Band Battle on June 20. 

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03/27/19 4:30pm

Courtesy Photo

Armed with information and not shying away from the controversy over taxation of septic grants, Suffolk County Environmental Projects Coordinator Justin Jobin spoke to a packed room at the Town Board work session Tuesday, determined to win over those reluctant to upgrade their septic systems. (more…)

02/20/19 4:30pm

MAP BY KIKI BOUCHER
Which is your go-to fork, North or South?

As a Shelter Islander, do you tend to identify with the North Fork or the South Fork?

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