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05/27/19 3:00pm

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…)