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07/10/17 10:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.

On the warm evening of Saturday, July 8, families and friends met on Crescent Beach, fighting a strong breeze as they spread out blankets and opened up chairs for the 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks. Kids kicked off shoes and ran up and down the beach, playing in the dwindling sunlight. (more…)

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05/06/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kelly Surerus at home with month-old daughter Piper and 18-month old Jackson.

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Kelly Surerus at home with month-old daughter Piper and 18-month old Jackson.

Just weeks before Kelly Surerus gave birth to her month-old daughter Piper, her doctor ordered her to stop working and stay home.

She followed his instructions — sort of. She figured while she was at home, she could keep busy working the phone. (more…)

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03/26/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fund raisers are almost halfway to their goal  in six days to pay for 2015 fireworks.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Fund raisers are almost halfway to their goal in six days to pay for 2015 fireworks.

Just six days into its fund raising effort to sustain a Shelter Island’s exhibition  this summer, a small group of organizers with a GoFundMe page have raised almost half of the $40,000 needed to pay for the program. (more…)

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03/25/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Grucci fireworks graced Crescent Beach in previous years. Can the event be saved for 2015?

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Grucci fireworks graced Crescent Beach in previous years.

Despite the Chamber of Commerce’s decision to cancel its annual summer fireworks program, a group of Island residents, determined that the show must go on, has launched a GoFundMe effort to raise money for an exhibition this year. (more…)