04/19/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Easter eggs in season.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Easter eggs in season.

What a fine day Easter Sunday was! The high temperatures and sunny skies seemed to elevate the spirits of everyone with whom I came in contact.

It was an Easter Sunday like those I remember when I was a kid. It was always warm and sunny when we wore our new clothes and visited relatives. And the day was made extra special with the knowledge that the next week school was closed. Time to have adventures with friends after a Sunday of family activities. I remember ham or lamb was the usual entree. (more…)

04/14/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year's event is April 15.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a 3- and 4-year-old mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year’s event is April 15 at Fireman’s Field.

The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, will take place on Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m. sharp. The hunt will be at Fireman’s Field, at Cartwright and Burns roads. Kids ages 1 through 8 will be divided into different age groups; prizes will be awarded for most eggs colllected and special silver eggs. The rain date will be Easter Sunday, April 16. (more…)