09/01/15 11:57am
Martha Clara Vineyards will host a Vines and Canines event on Monday where people can bring their dogs along for a tour. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Martha Clara Vineyards will host a Vines and Canines event on Monday where people can bring their dogs along for a tour. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

Labor Day may mean the unofficial end to summer, but there’s still plenty to do this holiday weekend on the North Fork and Shelter Island.

Here are some of our picks for LDW. Or, visit our events page by clicking here. (more…)

11/16/14 9:00am
The road taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery. (Credit: Ambrose Clancy)

The road taken. Up this trail and hidden from a main Mashomack path in a shelter of trees lies the Nicoll Family Cemetery. (Credit: Ambrose Clancy)

It was one of the rare times you get lost and it doesn’t matter.

Even with directions to the Nicoll Family Cemetery in Mashomack and several good landmarks to watch for, every one was missed. (more…)

07/01/14 9:00am
It is the first time a nesting site had been found on Shelter Island (Credit: Jim Colligan, courtesy)

Two baby bald eagles, the offspring of this adult, will fly on Shelter Island this Fourth of July. (Credit: Jim Colligan, courtesy)

What could be a more patriotic nod to mark the Fourth of July than the sight of a baby bald eagle embarking on its first flight?

That would be two baby bald eagles seen flying high in the sky.  (more…)

03/26/14 4:00pm
DEREK ROGERS COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to bald eagles, first spotted there in early March with their presence confirmed this week. Preserve staffers intend to keep the public away from the nesting site where it’s expected two more eagles could be hatched this spring.

Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to bald eagles, first spotted there in early March with their presence confirmed this week. Preserve staffers intend to keep the public away from the nesting site where it’s expected two more eagles could be hatched this spring. (Courtesy photo)

Shelter Island’s Mashomack Preserve is home to a pair of nesting bald eagles — attention, men, both males and females  share the nesting responsibilities — and within weeks, could hatch two young eagles. (more…)

11/26/13 12:30pm
Photo by Beverlea Walz | Harrison Weslek negotiating with Santa at the PTSA Breakfast with Santa.

Photo by Beverlea Walz | Harrison Weslek negotiating with Santa at the PTSA Breakfast with Santa.

Holidays on “The Rock” include some of our favorite events and activities of the entire year. Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, our quiet island revs up. Come on over for festive fun and maybe even some snow. (more…)