REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR
Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Howard Jackson’s Purple Heart, awarded for wounds in action in World War II.
In the crowd Friday morning around the flagpole of American Legion Post #281 in the Center was a line of youngsters, each holding a section of a folded flag, passing it along to legion Commander Dave Clark who stood at the base.
As soon as Commander Clark started to hoist the Stars and Stripes it filled out, standing straight in the bright, windy day. Twenty-two veterans of all ages in a semicircle in front of the hall saluted as the flag rose up against the cloudless blue sky. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Sylvester Manor
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.”
So wrote William Shakespeare in “As You Like It.” And if all the world is, indeed, a stage, then the grounds of Sylvester Manor are certainly fair game. (more…)
SY WEISSMAN PHOTO | MIMI BRENNAN
Mimi Brennan passed away at her home on Shelter Island on April 20, 2015. As her friends know, she became a full-time community activist on Shelter Island after retiring here in 1996. (more…)
PENELOPE MOORE PHOTO | Seared salmon with lentils, mushrooms and asparagus.
This dinner has, over the years, become a springtime tradition in my household. Pairing seared salmon and lentils for spring holidays is a flavorful alternative to meat-oriented dinners. Salmon, lentils, shitake mushrooms and leeks have been nutritional staples throughout the world for centuries. (more…)