AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The color guard leading the Memorial Day parade Monday included Shelter Island High School graduate Isabella Sherman, second from left, who has just completed her first year at Norwich University, The Military College of Vermont.
A perfect late spring morning of mild temperatures and high blue skies set the stage for the annual Shelter Island Memorial Day celebrations.
A parade stepped off from the Center Fire House on Monday, led by the High School band playing patriotic marches. A good group of Islanders of all ages turned out in the Center, ringing Wilson Circle to remember and honor the Island’s war dead, as well as their countrymen and women across the nation killed in action in America’s wars. (more…)
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American Legion Mitchell Post #281 members, Sergeant-at-Arms Fred Ogar (left) and Finance Officer Richard O’Halloran (right) presented a check to Carrie Wood, new coordinator of the Shelter Island Food Pantry. (more…)
Members of the Shelter Island Class of 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Twenty-two Shelter Island juniors have been infected with Potomac Fever. No, not a new tick-borne disease, but the affect on one’s heart causing a life-long love of Washington, D.C. (more…)
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The traditional raising of the flag at the 2018 Veterans Day ceremonies Monday in the Center.
Monday morning was chilly and bright, perfect autumn conditions for Veterans Day celebrations in front of American Legion Mitchell Post 281 in the Center. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ Gabriella Clark, granddaughter of American Legion Commander Dave Clark, singing the National Anthem at the Island’s Memorial Day ceremonies.
There were a couple of changes, both improvements, to the traditional and time-honored Shelter Island Memorial Day Parade.