02/22/15 8:00am
KAREN KAIER PHOTO ‘Tables’ located behind the Presbyterian Church. The one on the right marks the graves of Mary and Brinley Sylvester, on the left are Thomas and Mary Dering. Note the bases of the tables — the grass has been removed. A significant percentage of damage in cemeteries is due to lawnmowers and weed whackers.

KAREN KAIER PHOTO
‘Tables’ located behind the Presbyterian Church. The one on the right marks the graves of Mary and Brinley Sylvester, on the left are Thomas and Mary Dering. Note the bases of the tables — the grass has been removed. A significant percentage of damage in cemeteries is due to lawnmowers and weed whackers.

This is the first column of an occasional series, courtesy of the Shelter Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, updating Islanders on who’s who in the Presbyterian Church cemetery and why it’s such an essential place. Careful readers will also find out how to win a prize. (more…)

02/14/15 8:09pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Inferrera's concert at the Presbyterian Church scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled.

COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Inferrera’s concert at the Presbyterian Church scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled.

Due to the weather forecast, the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert featuring baritone Dominic Inferrera scheduled for tomorrow Sunday, February 15 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, has been cancelled.

02/10/15 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Inferrera

COURTESY PHOTO | Dominic Inferrera

Shelter Island Friends of Music will present an opportunity to hear one of today’s leading young singers, a distinguished baritone, Dominic Inferrera, on Sunday, February 15 at 3 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. (more…)

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11/13/14 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The path taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
The road taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery.

It was one of the rare times you get lost and it doesn’t matter. (more…)

02/20/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Minimal transparency
To the Editor:

After living in the Village of Dering Harbor for 12 years, I decided to see what the micro-village government actually does for the $10,000 in extra annual taxes I pay, so I attended 17 of the last 22 monthly Board of Trustees meetings in order to see what really is going on. (more…)