In our Manhattan Upper East Side neighborhood, he is easily the most ebullient street person we have. I don’t know if he’s actually one of the 4,000 homeless in New York City, but if he is, it’s a condition that he accepts with amazing good humor. There is always a radiant, if largely toothless, smile on his rubbery face. (more…)
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Donate a coat for those in need through Shelter Island School’s National Honor Society.
Help families in need by donating clean and gently used winter clothing to the Shelter Island School National Honor Society’s winter coat drive.
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The Mildred Flower Hird Nature Preserve will be open for public enjoyment beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. on Manhanset Road.
Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 24.
Ms. Hird’s daughter, Esther Hunt, will cut the ribbon.
Activities and events on Shelter Island.
50+ drop-in basketball: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in basketball: Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.
Adult coed drop-in soccer: Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.