FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Cell phones for soldiers, in honor of Veterans Day drop off used cell phones at FIT Center for program that recycles them and provides pre-paid calling cards for soldiers. Open 6 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Veterans Day bus trip, to Long Island Aquarium for students in grades K-8. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Youth Center. Bring a bag lunch. $30 ($33 non-residents). (631) 749-0309. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Sometimes in a dream, I open a door in my house, and find a room behind it that I never knew existed. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS | Princess Blake McLoughlin nibbled from the donut tree.
The annual Mysteries of the Manor celebration at Sylvester Manor made for a fiendishly fun afternoon for the entire family on October 28. In addition to ghoulish games, creepy crafts, a freaky photobooth, refreshments, face painting, and farm animals to visit, there were plenty of great costumes and fun.
KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO
“On a clear day, you can see the future,” is the heading of a full-page Citibank ad that’s been running in major magazines featuring a color photo of the first offshore wind farm in the United States.
Two weeks ago I visited this facility, which is 37 miles east of Shelter Island off Block Island. The trip was organized by its builder, Deepwater Wind, and Renewable Energy Long Island, a group that has long urged the utilization of the wind that blows off our shores. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Sylvester Manor land bridge in the background of a photo with Cornelia Horsford in the early 1900s.
At the rear of the Sylvester Manor property, behind the manor house and near the creek, there is a small land bridge that leads to an area the Sylvesters called the North Peninsula. It’s a protected spit of land graced with fresh water springs where the Manhansetts once fished and farmed. (more…)