01/03/19 4:30pm

SYLVESTER MANOR PHOTOS
Past farm apprentices lovin’ farm life.

Sylvester Manor is accepting applications for the 2019 farm season for both full-season farm apprentices and long-term opportunities for those from World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).

Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, including working with over 100 hens in a laying operation. Other livestock opportunities are possible based on interest and experience level.

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05/22/15 12:00pm
COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON
Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

It took months and covered continents.

Beginning in southern Italy, the voyage moved through Egypt, North Africa, Newfoundland, Connecticut, Texas, through eight more states until the long homecoming ended at the front door of a house in the Nassau County town of Hewlett. (more…)

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01/20/15 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

While Shelter Island continues to search for ways to cull the deer herd to prevent tick-borne diseases and car crashes, East Hampton Village has just finished an effort to sterilize deer. (more…)