01/11/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.

COURTESY PHOTO | Mile Twelve bluegrass band plays at Shelter Island School on January 13.

MUSIC MAKING BY MILE TWELVE 

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm kicks off its 2018 concert series with a performance by Mile Twelve, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2017 Momentum Award-winning band. Happily hosting this annual post-holiday tradition will be Tom and Lisa and Friends. The concert is Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shelter Island School Auditorium.  (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO | Lovebirds of 1944. Ben and Betty Jones the year they met and married.

COURTESY PHOTO | Lovebirds of 1944. Ben and Betty Jones the year they met and married.

It didn’t take long for Betty to fall for Ben.

“Six foot two and eyes of blue,” she said, describing her first swooning impression of the young man.

It was all about vision for Ben as well: “I couldn’t take my eyes off her.” (more…)