COURTESY PHOTO | ‘Monte Walsh’ will be the featured film at Movies at the Library.
“Monte Walsh,” originally scheduled for the winter series of Movies at the Library, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the Community Room. It is a film that appeared largely unheralded in 1970. Why remains a mystery when Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times called it “as lovely a Western as I’ve seen in a long time,” and subsequent commentaries include “one of the five best Westerns ever made.” (more…)
MATT ROHDE PHOTO
That’s not an alien vessel hovering over Shell Beach, but a “quad copter” remotely piloted by Mat Rohde, a South Ferry captain. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO |
Galanthus, one of spring’s earliest blooming bulbs, has the common name ‘Snow Drops.’
The Island will soon be bathed from one end to the other in bright yellow, with daffodils and forsythia everywhere.
It’s already begun and soon we will be cheerful. So let’s try to have spring chores done ASAP. Then we can relax and enjoy the bloom and fill vases for every room in the house! (more…)
PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Susan Schrott shows art journals like those she’ll teach workshop participants to make at the Shelter Island Library.
“It’s all come together,” said Susan Schrott, daughter of Shelter Island’s Victor and Leah Friedman, of her personal and professional life ever since she and her husband Jonathan bought a home of their own on Shelter Island, very close to the Friedmans, late last year. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Macaroni and cheese is the classic American comfort food.
The United States has its share of dubious food traditions. Packaged pork rinds, the Happy Meal and turducken spring to mind. But don’t blame America for orange cheese — we did not start it.