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.
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…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Snow in the Center early Tuesday morning.
The over night snowfall has caused the Shelter Island School to close and Shelter Island Library to delay opening on Tuesday. (more…)
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…)
PETER WALDER ILLUSTRATION Seeking your support are candidates for supervisor and Town Board seats, clockwise from lower left, Albert Dickson, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Gary Gerth, Marcus Kaasik and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.
Shelter Islanders go to the polls today to elect a supervisor and fill two seats on the Town Board. (more…)