Team work making the dream work at Crescent Beach.
The sands of Crescent Beach, nudged constantly by the rolling waves of Peconic Bay and pounded by the feet of sun worshippers, responded compliantly to the creative forces of local artisans in the First Annual Sandcastle Contest on Sunday. Shaped into spiky towers, sturdy forts and even a giant turtle, the entries reflected the imaginations and skills of the teams building them. (more…)
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Aidan and Brennan McFadden enjoy sparklers while waiting for the fireworks to begin.
The 61st annual Shelter Island Fireworks on Saturday, July 7 went off without a hitch, with hundreds of people gathering on Crescent Beach with their families to eat, drink, and be merry before the fireworks at 9 p.m.
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The 61st annual Shelter Island fireworks show was a spectacular display on July 7 over Crescent Beach, following a gorgeous, sunny beach day.
For more photos, see the Reporter’s print edition on Thursday, July 12.
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This grilled pesto meatball hero is perfect for a Fourth of July barbecue.
BY SUSAN BINDER
I like a challenge — I think — and being asked to participate in this column fits the bill!
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The Reporter provides a weekly list of local kid-friendly programs that will get your little ones out of your hair and into the world. Here are some of our favorites this week.