03/21/19 2:00pm

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The Juniata College Choir will make its annual concert appearance at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 24.

THIS WEEK
FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES
Listen to Virginia Gerardi speak about Burning Man on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. The gathering in a temporary city in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert is an annual event that draws nearly 70,000 people. Burning Man is a celebration of inclusiveness, self-expression and self-reliance. Dreamers and doers create art and join in civic initiatives. Ms. Gerardi, who built her own yurt, will share her experience of Burning Man and explain “the Ten Principles” that inform the Burning Man culture. She’ll also share some stunning visuals of this grand experiment. (more…)

10/25/18 10:25am

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION The library is hosting a panel discussion on the First Amendment at 5:30 today, Thursday, October 25.

THIS WEEK

FIRST AMENDMENT
The Shelter Island Library is hosting a special panel called “The First Amendment: The Cornerstone of Our Democracy” on Thursday, October 25, at 5:30 p.m. (more…)

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07/20/18 10:00am

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Bette Ann Davis DiOrio
Bette Ann Davis DiOrio, 88, of Shelter Island, beloved mother, wife and grandmother, passed away at San Simeon by the Sound, on February 26, 2018. (more…)

07/16/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Father Charles McCarron, pastor of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, speaking at a memorial service for Reverend Canon Paul Wancura in April.

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Father Charles McCarron, pastor of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, speaking at a memorial service for Reverend Canon Paul Wancura in April.

This is the first in a series about religious institutions on Shelter Island.

Every Sunday, members of the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church community gather to sing, pray, catch up with each other and hear the pastor, Father Charles McCarron, reconcile Jesus’s teachings with modern life on the Island — a uniquely Episcopalian approach to faith that he calls “the middle way,” where “newness is held in tension with tradition.” (more…)