JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A sunset at Shell Beach.
After the news story I wrote last week about the Deer and Tick Committee’s vote to reject the idea of burning on public lands to control ticks appeared, many responded remembering the good old days “when we burned and there did not seem to be as many ticks as there are now.”
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Guests at the Senior Center got crafty during a silk scarf making workshop.
A silk scarf workshop was held at the Senior Activity Center recently. Some 15 seniors participated. The workshop guided seniors through the process of creating their own scarves. Some now have their own hand-painted articles of clothing. A variety of different techniques with examples was provided by the instructor, Lorraine Pepper.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.
The Dering Harbor Village Architectural Review Board unanimously approved two applications from Charles Modica of 27 Harbor Lane at a April 6 meeting. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A deer brushing against a permetrin soaked post as it feeds at a 4-poster unit.
A proposal to have the town begin burning open spaces for ticks was rejected by the Deer and Tick Committee at an April 3 meeting. (more…)
The Shelter Island Senior Center now has a karaoke machine.
It sounded like some back road honkytonk on a Saturday night. But it was not. The karaoke music was coming from the Shelter Island Senior Activity Center.