02/25/17 11:29am
Wooden fish (24” and 30”) that are being offered to artists to create silent auction pieces.  (Courtesy photo)

Wooden fish (24” and 30”) that are being offered to artists to create silent auction pieces. (Courtesy photo)

Taylor’s Island in Coecles Harbor on Shelter Island is perhaps best known as the site of the Smith-Taylor Cabin, the Adirondack style log cabin that was built around 1900 by business magnate Francis Marion Smith (of 20 Mule Team Borax fame).  (more…)

12/22/16 4:33pm
Rabbi Berel Lerman, assisted by Alan Sive, lighting the first candles for Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, in front of police headquarters Sunday evening. (Credit: Beverlea Walz

Rabbi Berel Lerman, assisted by Alan Sive, lighting the first candles for Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, in front of police headquarters Sunday evening. (Credit: Beverlea Walz

A menorah lighting ceremony will be held on the front lawn of the Shelter Island Police department on Sunday December, 25 at 5:30 p.m. Elected officials as well as local residents and visitors are expected to be in attendance. (more…)

11/25/16 6:01am
The Chequit held their first official treelighting (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The Chequit held their first official Christmas tree lighting in 2015. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Get ready to celebrate the season when the Chequit Inn hosts its second annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, December 10.

Everyone is invited to attend the celebration, as the hotel lights an enormous 15-foot Christmas tree outside on its patio. (more…)