11/02/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Author Helene Stapinski speaks at Friday Night Dialogues on November 3.

COURTESY PHOTO | Author Helene Stapinski speaks at Friday Night Dialogues on November 3.

MURDER IN MATERA

Writer Helene Stapinski grew up hearing lurid stories of her great-great-grandmother Vita who had committed murder in southern Italy and fled to America with her three children.

More than a century later, and over the course of 10 years, Ms. Stapinski traveled to Basilicata, a mountainous region in Italy’s “instep” to discover what really happened. (more…)

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07/03/17 4:30pm
Charles Eben Crandall

Charles Eben Crandall

Charles Eben Crandall, M.D., of Maplewood, New Jersey, and Shelter Island died on April 15, 2017, after a brief illness. (more…)

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10/31/16 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Roswitha Wissemann being given a special proclamation from Supervisor Jim Dougherty at Town Hall, Friday, October 28, honoring her years of service to Sylvester Manor and Shelter Island.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Roswitha Wissemann being given a special proclamation from Supervisor Jim Dougherty at Town Hall, Friday, October 28, honoring her years of service to Sylvester Manor and Shelter Island.

At a packed Town Hall meeting Friday, October 28, the Town Board passed a proclamation honoring Mrs. Roswitha Wissemann, known to several generations of Islanders as “Miss Rose,” or “Rosie,” for her “sincere dedication and service” to Sylvester Manor and to many community organizations and activities. (more…)

05/16/15 3:00pm
RICHARD DENNING

RICHARD DENNING

With due credit to Cliff Clark, our 10K/5K course is spectacular.

As a walker, runner or biker, you should always make sure to enjoy scenic beauty and a variety of terrains. From the view of Tut’s Hill to the shoreline of Dering Harbor, you will not be bored. This week’s article offers you an appetizer of the race for both our 5K and 10K audiences. We are about six weeks out from Race Day. Yes, you can still be there with some effort. (more…)