JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Saturday on Silver Beach was a perfect time and place for this snowy owl.
According to the National Audubon Society, the snowy owl is “colored for camouflage during northern winters. In summer it may be nomadic, concentrating and nesting where there are high populations of the small rodents called lemmings. At other times it takes a wide variety of prey, including birds as big as geese. During some winters, large numbers of snowy owls appear south of the Canadian border.”
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Winter morning Wednesday in the Center.
Today will be mostly sunny with a steady temperatures of about 38 degrees, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Library announced today that its phone lines are out of order.
The library suggests using email — [email protected]
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If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Nico Seddio along with his mother and grandmother meeting Prince Charles in Malta.
As “six degrees of separation” stories go, the Seddio family’s connection to the heir to the British throne is no separation at all.
Recounted as “Nico’s Royal Run-In” by reporter Lindsey Gallagher in the current issue of Shelter Island School’s student newspaper, The Inlet, a serendipitous meet and greet took place last fall with Prince Charles and student Nico Seddio on the island of Malta. (more…)