BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Easter eggs in season.
What a fine day Easter Sunday was! The high temperatures and sunny skies seemed to elevate the spirits of everyone with whom I came in contact.
It was an Easter Sunday like those I remember when I was a kid. It was always warm and sunny when we wore our new clothes and visited relatives. And the day was made extra special with the knowledge that the next week school was closed. Time to have adventures with friends after a Sunday of family activities. I remember ham or lamb was the usual entree. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | It was a 3- and 4-year-old mad-dash for the stash at the 2016 Easter Egg hunt. This year’s event is April 15 at Fireman’s Field.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Shelter Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, will take place on Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m. sharp. The hunt will be at Fireman’s Field, at Cartwright and Burns roads. Kids ages 1 through 8 will be divided into different age groups; prizes will be awarded for most eggs colllected and special silver eggs. The rain date will be Easter Sunday, April 16. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Roast leg of lamb.
With Easter and Passover approaching, home menus inevitably turn to seasonal items like lamb, brisket and latkes. I like all of them, but my favorite is still leg of lamb. This version is one I learned back in college, when the earth was young, from a student with Greek heritage. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Two of the three new managers of the Shelter Island Country Club’s Vue restaurant sprucing up the place for an Easter weekend opening are Ian Weslek (left) and Harry Brigham.
The Shelter Island Country Club Board of Directors believes it has found a way to provide stability for its restaurant: hire three club members with complementary skills who are passionate getting it right. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Jo Ann Kirkland
The pile of sand-encrusted snow that lived in the corner of the Reporter’s parking lot for the entire winter is finally gone. At the beach, piping plovers are building their nests, although a snowy owl was spotted just a day before. After the winter we had, even he doesn’t know it’s time to fly away. Maple trees shoot out the tiniest buds, forsythia bloom and our friends return from warmer places. (more…)