12/22/18 8:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO Codger triumphant after the Shelter Island 5K.

Cranking up for the approach of Christmas and the New Year, which sometimes can seem like an onrushing caravan of desperate cheer, Codger has been replaying the joyful buzz of a terrific Thanksgiving — 16 people! Five days! Youngest grandchild wins a Turkey Plunge prize in a squid costume! — until a pit bull squeezed under a fence and attacked Cur II. (more…)

11/26/18 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO On your marks … get set …

On Saturday morning, many brave (crazy?) souls were at Crescent Beach for the 9th annual Turkey Plunge to benefit the Friends of the Shelter Island Public Library, running, walking and diving into the bay, which sported a temperature of about 40 degrees.

Here are some photos of one of Shelter Island’s most beloved events. (more…)

11/23/18 8:00am

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Try these unique recipes for a new twist on leftovers.

For some of us, leftovers are the whole point of Thanksgiving. Is there anything better than a late-night turkey sandwich piled high with stuffing, mashed potatoes and relish? But after you’ve had a few, it’s easy to start questioning the impulse that had you toting home all those Tupperware containers. Instead of letting the last of them go uneaten, try these eight delicious and unique ideas for using up the last of the big bird — and none of them involve placing anything between two slices of bread.

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