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09/09/19 4:30pm

EBETH LONES PHOTO Words to live by.

When Shelter Island Library Director Terry Lucas received an email inquiry from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services seeking hosts for an Opioid Overdose Prevention program, she didn’t think twice. (more…)

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05/17/18 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Anu and John Kaasik in the home they built.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Anu and John Kaasik in the home they built.

Over 50 years ago, when John Kaasik first set eyes on Shelter Island, he was 11 years old, riding in his family’s Chevy Suburban on their way to visit a friend. After the visit, his Estonian immigrant parents, Evi and Joannes, were heading back to their West Islip home with six children in the car when the axle broke coming down the Ram Island hill. It turned out the repair would take a while, so the Kaasiks stayed.

Forever. (more…)

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03/12/18 3:41pm
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COURTESY MAP Suffolk County and portions of southern Connecticut are under a winter storm warning, starting Monday night.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COURTESY MAP Suffolk County and portions of southern Connecticut are under a winter storm warning, starting Monday night.

At 3:30 p.m. the Shelter Island School announced: “At this time, we are calling a two hour Delayed Opening for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13. As the night goes on, we will continue to watch the weather forecast to determine if a closure is necessary. If a closure is deemed necessary, you will receive another message from us.” (more…)

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01/17/18 2:00pm
BOB LIEPA PHOTO Shelter Island Coach Jay Card, left, and Southold Coach Lucas Grigonis chat before Tuesday night’s game.

BOB LIEPA PHOTO Shelter Island Coach Jay Card, left, and Southold Coach Lucas Grigonis chat before Tuesday night’s game.

The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team travelled to Southold Tuesday for a league game. The Settlers won a close contest by a score of 68-58. (more…)