07/27/19 8:00am

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
This crumble is great with any berries.

A crumble for any berry.

It’s a bear market. By which I mean when I go to the market, I behave like a bear; gathering berries with my paws, bringing them home to my den, and consuming them quickly and voraciously. 

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09/04/18 2:00pm
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO The crowd waits patiently for the awards ceremony to begin.

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Proud winners of the 2018 Annual Snapper Derby.

Kids with snapper rigs on their poles were all over the Island’s beaches, bridges and boats during the 2018 Annual Kids Snapper Derby on Saturday, September 1.

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06/16/16 11:21am
DEBBIE WEAVER PHOTO Dancing bluefish at the end of our columnist’s line.

DEBBIE WEAVER PHOTO Dancing bluefish at the end of our columnist’s line.

Last week was another interesting but unproductive time for fishermen around Shelter Island and, according to several other sources, from Gardiners to Plum and farther to Jessups.

The main culprit was winds that blew for days on end interrupted only by rain showers followed by more wind, primarily from the northwest. Usually, after a big rainstorm the northwest wind blows for about 36 hours and then we’re blessed with gentle breezes until the next weather pattern comes through. (more…)