07/07/17 6:00am

Shelter Island Library. (Credit: Shelter Island Reporter File Photo)

A much-anticipated summer event, Tent Week, kicks off today at the Shelter Island Library.

From Friday, July 7 to Saturday, July 15, come enjoy a plethora of fun and educational programs under the big tent, from a magic show to an instrument petting zoo to musical performances.

All events are free, and many are appropriate for all ages. Call (631) 749-0042 for more information, or visit the library to pick up the full week’s schedule.

See some of the events listed below. (more…)

05/16/17 6:01am

ThePerfectStorm

It was October 30, 1991 and just off the Atlantic coast a hurricane, a high pressure ridge, and a trough of low pressure were coalescing into a nor’easter of epic proportions that meteorologists were calling the storm of the century. 

Here on the East End, the weather was clear and breezy. John Spillane was a pararescueman (known as a P.J.) of the Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing stationed at Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach. That morning, he took part in a local helicopter search for a fisherman who had been swept off a rock near Point Judith, Rhode Island.  (more…)

12/02/16 6:00am
Shelter Island Historical Society's Havens House & Store (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House & Store (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are four events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.

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10/18/16 6:01am
Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky will signed copies of her book and be joined by paranormal investigator Joe Giaquinto.

Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky will sign copies of her book and be joined by paranormal investigator Joe Giaquinto Sunday at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn.

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are three events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.

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10/14/16 6:00am
Freshly shucked oysters. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

Attend the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Third Annual Oyster Event on Saturday, October 15. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

Looking for something to do on Shelter Island this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Here are five events worth checking out. Or as always, you can visit our events page.

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