10/15/17 8:00am

 

COURTESY PHOTO | The land bridge in the background of a photo with Cornelia Horsford in the early 1900s.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Sylvester Manor land bridge in the background of a photo with Cornelia Horsford in the early 1900s.

At the rear of the Sylvester Manor property, behind the manor house and near the creek, there is a small land bridge that leads to an area the Sylvesters called the North Peninsula. It’s a protected spit of land graced with fresh water springs where the Manhansetts once fished and farmed. (more…)

10/14/17 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Mashomack Forest. Map shows conception of how Mashomack Forest was to be developed.

COURTESY PHOTO | Mashomack Forest. Map shows conception of how Mashomack Forest was to be developed.

Recently, I figured that I would take advantage of the great weather we’ve been having by taking a walk through Mashomack Perserve. I examined the trail map and decided that the red trail was best. I have not been doing any training and felt that the one-and-a-half-mile hike was perfect. My walking buddy Dorothy agreed. (more…)

10/13/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Close your doors! Squirrels are coming for this zucchini bread.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Close your doors! Squirrels are coming for this zucchini bread.

There are a lot of trees around Lily Hoffman’s Shelter Island home, but that doesn’t really explain why squirrels invade her kitchen. What we do know is this, when Lily makes a certain kind of zucchini bread, the squirrels will come.  (more…)

10/13/17 12:00pm
MARIA CAMILLO PHOTO | Darol Anger and Mike Marshall perform in concert at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, October 13.

MARIA CAMILLO PHOTO | Darol Anger and Mike Marshall perform in concert at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, October 13.

 

Shelter Island’s Lisa Shaw and Tom Hashagen of Tom and Lisa Music will present Grammy Award nominated legends of contemporary strings Mike Marshall and Darol Anger in concert on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The musicians are and founding members of the David Grisman Quintet.  (more…)