REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School
No potential town voters turned up Monday night at the public hearing on the proposed $11.7 million budget for the 2018-19 Shelter Island School District budget. There had been no questions about the spending plan at previous budget work sessions. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Lupo signs up for a possible job at Shelter Island Hardware bringing smiles to the faces of Camryn (center) and Meredith Page.
Shelter Island students mobbed the school gymnasium Monday afternoon — some in search of summer jobs that would put money in their pockets.
Others were looking for opportunities to volunteer to rack up community service hours that could win them accolades when they graduate and help them stand out from the crowd of college applications. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Happy times at a past Gift of Life celebration at the Ram’s head Inn, one of the most festive and important annual Island events.
ANNUAL ‘CELEBRATION OF LIFE’
The 18th annual Cheryl Hannabury Memorial “Celebration of Life” community cocktail party will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ram’s Head Inn.
This Island tradition is the biggest yearly fundraiser for the Island Gift of Life Foundation, which helps East End families with uninsured costs during treatment of serious diseases such as travel and lodging expenses for family members to distant treatment centers. Last year’s event raised over $40,000. (more…)
With holiday lights a’blazing, the Island looks especially festive during these longest nights of the year. While many shops scale back hours in winter, you can still find all sorts of gift items or plan for holiday catering without boarding a ferry. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Tom Hashagen is never far from a stringed instrument, or a kitchen.
In 1979 an itinerant guitar-playing chef named Tom Hashagen decided to quit his rambling ways, move to Shelter Island, and stay for good. (more…)