BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Brrr! A bracing Turkey Plunge last November.
A round-up of Shelter Island events and activities for the week of November 15, 2018.
Shelter Island events and activities for the week of November 15, 2018.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Brrr! A bracing Turkey Plunge on Saturday.
The 8th annual Turkey Plunge was a blast for all who attended on Saturday, November 25 at at Crescent Beach.
For the uninitiated, the Turkey Plunge, a brief, but frigid dip into the waters of the bay, is a Thanksgiving weekend tradition in these parts. Sponsored by Friends of the Shelter Island Library, costumes are highly encouraged while plunging and money raised from entry fees and fundraising efforts benefit library programming all year long. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | An assortment of cheese and fruit available by special order through Marie Eiffel Market for Thanksgiving, or any celebration.
When the Island hunkers down for winter, seasonal eateries close but many cafés, restaurants and shops stay open and, along with community programs, will be serving over the long weekend.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Action now on environment
To the Editor:
The front page news story in the October 5 Suffolk Times about local algae blooms seemed quite relevant to Shelter Island in many ways. The map that accompanied the story, showing numerous impacted areas (including perhaps three quarters of our shoreline) made the article even more meaningful. Not shown was Fresh Pond, which has certainly been affected and has received some attention. (more…)