ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor.
BY AMBROSE CLANCY AND MONIQUE SINGH-ROY
She had just started working at Sylvester Manor as a housekeeper, now almost 40 years ago, when Rose Wissemann came in touch with something one afternoon that still haunts her.
She recently recalled that unforgettable day when she had been doing some work in one of the smaller houses on the Manor grounds. As suddenly as a shadow shifts across a floor, an unsettling feeling stole over her. It was a sense that even though she was alone in the place, something — someone? — was with her. She stood still in the room. More than one presence, in some kind of terrible distress, was very near. (more…)
The Sixties Show comes to Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on Saturday, October 29, 2016. (Courtesy photo)
With colder weather soon to arrive, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is collecting donations of winter coats for those who are less fortunate.
Throughout October, residents are invited to drop off new or gently used coats at Sotheby’s office, 17 Grand Avenue. (more…)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27
Ferry Writers, share and discuss your writing work in a supportive, creative environment. Writers of all levels and genres welcome, library, 5 p.m. Bring three to five pages of your work. Facilitated by JoAnn Kirkland. Call (631) 749-0042 to sign up or contact Jocelyn Ozolins at [email protected] (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | This picture was taken back in November 2013 as two members of the New York State Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue program examined a dead leatherback sea turtle that washed up at Miss Annie’s Creek in Mashomack.
We all know what hypothermia is. Every first-aid course tells of the signs, symptoms and treatment of a condition that, left unchecked, can be fatal.
We are warm-blooded beings that are designed to thrive in a particular environment, and we don’t do very well in cold surroundings for an extended period of time.
But did you know that cold-blooded creatures, like sea turtles, can also suffer from a similar condition? (more…)
COURTESY PHOTOS | Hidden City Orchestra guest dancer Susan Blacklocke.
The Hidden City Orchestra will be performing a two-part concert series, “Order Masquerading as Chaos,” at two venues on the East End, including Shelter Island. (more…)