06/06/19 8:00am

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.

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05/30/19 8:00am

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.”

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04/21/19 3:00pm

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.”

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04/02/19 2:00pm

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…)