The Shelter Island Youth Center, in its American Legion Hall, has been the island's early voting site for the past two years.
2020 Elections Shelter Island

State Assemblymen Raise Concerns About Early Voting on Shelter Island

Pictured Above: The Shelter Island Youth Center, in the American Legion Hall, was the island's early voting site in 2019. | Jeanne Merkel photo Suffolk County has expanded its early voting locations to include three new polling places in western Suffolk, but they've done so at the expense of Shelter Island, where the early polling place at the Shelter Island Youth Center was eliminated. State Assemblymen Fred Thiele and Anthony
The school mascot, a plains Indian, doesn't honor Native Americans, say students.
Education

Shelter Island Students: Drop the Indian Logo

Shelter Island students are seeking to change the mascot of the Shelter Island School District, an image of a plains Indian in a war bonnet. The school's sports teams are the Shelter Island Indians. Students have been circulating a change.org petition to the Shelter Island School Board, created by recent alum Lisa Kaasik, since July 20. As of the morning of July 27, it had garnered 1,767 signatures, while a
Community Health

Shelter Island 10K Postponed to November

The 41st Annual Shelter Island 10K, held on the Saturday of Father's Day weekend in June, has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. While the organizers announced Thursday they have pulled the plug on holding the event in June, they're hoping to turn this disappointment into a two-fer, encouraging racers to continue to run the distance of the course on their own June 20, and compete in the