ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO
Tippi and Al Bevans load food onto a cart at the Presbyterian Church in order to re-stock depleted shelves in the Shelter Island Food Pantry.
If you stop by Fellowship Hall at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church with any regularity, there’s a good chance you’ve witnessed Tippi and Al Bevans quietly going about their work stocking and managing the shelves of the Island’s only food pantry. (more…)
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Maggie Murphy and her daughter, Maeve, at the family’s Shelter Island home.
Maggie Murphy was enjoying the quiet beauty and significant snow cover of a February Shelter Island weekend with her husband David, daughter Maeve, and a nine-month-old Goldendoodle named Ellie, when two visitors broke trail through a foot of ice and snow, tramped into their home and left dripping boots in a mound by the front door.
“Would somebody throw my pants up to me?” Maggie yelled. David wadded up a pair of jeans and fired them upstairs. (more…)