TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Leaves and seedpods.
Latin Name: Ailanthus altissima
Locations: Tree of heaven thrives (too well) throughout the Island. One is tucked to the side of the library parking lot; a cluster of small trees flourish along the edge of Coecles Harbor at the intersection of Cobbetts Lane and Ram Island Road.
Cori Cass graduated from Syracuse University’s graduate level business school, The Whitman School of Management, on May 12, 2019, with a 3.7 GPA and a concentration in finance.
Cori’s currently working for JP Morgan Chase, transitioning into a financial adviser role with the firm.
Father David Marcott will preach at Union Chapel on Sunday, Aug. 18.
David Marcotte, S.J., Ph.D. will preach about “Cultivating compassion in a fear-filled world” at Union Chapel in the Grove on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 10:30 am.
ARTSI celebrates its 10th birthday this year.
The Artists of Shelter Island group celebrates its 10-year anniversary with its annual open studio tour on Aug. 17 and 18, from noon to 5 p.m. Sixteen local artists of various disciplines and styles will welcome visitors to their studios and show their latest works.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce presents its annual duck race on Aug. 18 at 2:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park Bridge Street.
The Shelter Island Library tennis tournament fundraiser returns on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8 a.m. at the Shelter Island School Courts. Moussa Drame Tennis Academy sponsors the round robin event which features men’s, women’s and co-ed teams. Entry is $250. Visit shelterislandpubliclibrary.com for more information. (more…)