A different perspective
To the Editor:
I completed my first marathon (NYC) this past weekend at age 61.
I have a summer home on Shelter Island and our beautiful land was the setting for my training runs. From July 1 until marathon day, Nov. 3, I ran over 500 miles with many of these miles taking place during July and August on Shelter Island. (more…)
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Sculptor Mary Anne Moy and her African parrots Ito and Faust.
As I sat soaking up the sun last week at Shell Beach, I heard some rustling around the wrapping on my sandwich. Some small pooch was trying to have a snack. Before I could complain, the dog’s owner came by and apologized. I rose from my beach chair and noticed that she was camped out some 100 feet from me with two parrots.
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Summer is here, so don’t forget to make sure your beach parking permit is current.
“Roll out those lazy, hazy crazy days of summer. Those days of soda and pretzels and beer.”
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A sunset at Shell Beach.
After the news story I wrote last week about the Deer and Tick Committee’s vote to reject the idea of burning on public lands to control ticks appeared, many responded remembering the good old days “when we burned and there did not seem to be as many ticks as there are now.”
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Tom Field shared ideas he and other baymen would like the Town Board to adopt to protect the Island’s surrounding waterways.
Bayman Tom Field has been meeting with his colleagues on a regular basis to discuss issues of importance and to bring them to the Town Board. (more…)