11/29/18 10:00am

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Events and activities on Shelter Island.

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11/25/18 3:00pm

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The Garden Club of Shelter Island’s Operation Daffodil celebrated its seventh year with Cub Scout Pack 56 planting 100 King Alfred Daffodil Bulbs on Saturday, November 10, at Prospect Park. They’ve planted over 2,000 King Alfred Jumbo Daffodils throughout the Island. Jean McClintock and Tim Purtell oversee the program. From left, Monica Klenawicus, Jasper Samuelson, Lucas Reiter, James Cummings, Johnny and Dave Gurney.

11/25/18 8:00am

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Juniors and seniors from Shelter Island School attended “The Great Gatsby” at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater (BST) on Wednesday, November 14. The visit was part of the theater’s Literature Live! series, BST’s flagship educational program which presents free, fully produced professional theatrical performances based on classic American literature used in school curricula.

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11/23/18 8:00am

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Try these unique recipes for a new twist on leftovers.

For some of us, leftovers are the whole point of Thanksgiving. Is there anything better than a late-night turkey sandwich piled high with stuffing, mashed potatoes and relish? But after you’ve had a few, it’s easy to start questioning the impulse that had you toting home all those Tupperware containers. Instead of letting the last of them go uneaten, try these eight delicious and unique ideas for using up the last of the big bird — and none of them involve placing anything between two slices of bread.

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11/21/18 4:30pm

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Our columnist takes a trip down memory lane for this sweet potato casserole.

Thanksgiving 1985 was memorable. For one, Uncle Jimmy was in charge of the bird and Aunt Noella first introduced her sweet potato casserole (dessert or side, you decide). All the other contributions were delicious, I’m sure, but a blur.

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