NOELLE SURERUS PHOTO | Biding his time, a Great Blue Heron surveys Coecles Harbor last week.
One of the great sights of a winter wetland is the Great Blue Heron, like the one above, in hunting mode, standing frozen in anticipation of a meal off Coecles Harbor.
Great Blues are the largest of American herons, and even though they may seem to move slowly, when they strike for a fish, it’s all over (for the fish) in a flash.
Sylvester Manor will present one of William Shakespeare’s most harrowing and intimate plays, “Macbeth,” at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (more…)
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This is the first in the series of posts featuring the creativity of students at the Shelter Island School. Leading off the series is 11th grade poet Johnny Sturges, who graces us with two poems. (more…)
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Chris Lewis at home on South Ferry Road.
As a Town Board member for the past 12 years, Chris Lewis’s supporters say she has a knack for the perfect slam-dunk comment, the kind that takes a complex issue, applies common sense, and makes the solution seem obvious to everyone. (more…)