08/18/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVERY WEEK
Alcoholics Anonymous, Fridays, beginners meeting, 7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Open discussion Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. St. Mary’s; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Al-Anon, Saturdays, 10 a.m., library, St. Mary’s.
American Legion, Friday night dinners, Chef Gunnar, 6 p.m. (631) 749-1180. (more…)

04/29/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Enchanted and enchanting, as always. Mimi Brennan as Tatiana in a 1964 production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’

COURTESY PHOTO | Enchanted and enchanting, as always. Mimi Brennan as Tatiana in a 1964 production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’

“Our Mimi” is how many Island residents think of that energetic wisp of a woman, who for two decades, played such a pivotal role in this community. Just about everyone who lives here knew her, or of her, but may not have realized that Mimi’s real name was Mary Jane Gross Brennan. (more…)

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04/24/15 4:30pm
MIMI BRENNAN

SY WEISSMAN PHOTO |  MIMI BRENNAN

Mimi Brennan
Mimi Brennan passed away at her home on Shelter Island on April 20, 2015. As her friends know, she became a full-time community activist on Shelter Island after retiring here in 1996. (more…)

09/02/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | A 1964 production of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Our columnist, as Titania, the queen of the fairies, is on the far right.

COURTESY PHOTO |
A 1964 production of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Our columnist, as Titania, the queen of the fairies, is on the far right.

In 1964, my son was just two. Helen Lamont was putting on Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”  I had hoped to play Puck. Instead I was Titania, the queen of the fairies. (more…)