BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Getting hands on experience above are, from left, Johanna Kaasik, Juliana Lapapa, Julien Maurer, Sam Verwymeren and Anna Wong, who found fascinating creatures while exploring a pond at Mashomack Preserve on August 11.
Visit Mashomack’s meadows this Sunday, August 20 at 9:30 a.m. for a two-hour guided tour of wildlife at the edges of the forest. Register at (631) 749-4219.’s meadows Sunday, August 20 at 9:30 a.m. for a two-hour guided tour of wildlife at the edges of the forest. Register at (631) 749-4219.
PETER WALDNER PHOTO
Rockwell the dog (or a reasonable facsimile), has been a solo act around the Island and in these pages for two months, but seems to have found some friends. What attracted the nosy beast and his curious canine companions is unknown — and, to be honest, we really don’t want to know. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Last year’s race, with ducks racing (well, almost) on the surface of Chase Creek, being cheered on toward the finish line.
Have fun with a bit of healthy competition in support of the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce at the Sixth Annual Duck Race, Sunday, August 20 at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. (more…)
Alcoholics Anonymous, Fridays, beginners meeting, 7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Open discussion Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. St. Mary’s; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. (more…)
COURTESY SHELTER ISLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT The scene on South Ferry Road this morning in the aftermath of an accident that sent two people to the hospital.
UPDATE: Rob Gorcoff, the Highway Department worker injured in an accident on Wednesday, is out of the intensive care unit at Stony Brook University Hospital and continuing to recover from his injuries, according to Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.
Mr. Card said he is hoping to get a chance to visit with Mr. Gorcoff this weekend.
Two people were injured around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday when an SUV struck a Highway Department employee filling potholes on South Ferry Road about a mile from the ferry, Police Chief James Read said. (more…)