JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO An American bald eagle hunting near North Ferry.
The harlequin duck, below, “offers a rare glimpse of this beautiful species visiting Shelter Island,” writes our friend, Don Bindler. “It was spotted off Shell Beach. Harlequin ducks like to feed along rock jetties. They are occasionally seen near Montauk Point and turn up regularly at Point Lookout.” (more…)
Jacques H. Nalbantian, 101, a retired engineer and resident of Shelter Island since 1978, beloved father of Edward and Charles Nalbantian and husband of the late Rose Nalbantian, passed away peacefully at his home in Ridgewood, New Jersey on September 19, 2018. (more…)
Rebekah Brown and Abraham Susser were married last Saturday afternoon.
Rebekah and Abraham met and fell in love on Shelter Island and worked together at Vine Street Café during the summers of their courtship. Their wedding on the first day of fall was warm and sunny, but more to the point, marine conditions were perfect, since the bride arrived in an Island-made boat that was borrowed and blue.