BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A rifle detail of uniformed veterans fire a volley at Memorial Day ceremonies in the Center.
The Shelter Island Memorial Day celebrations were accompanied by a morning of unseasonably cold weather and hard, wind-driven rain.
No matter. The traditions were intact.
A good group of Islanders of all ages in rain gear and umbrellas turned out in the Center 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…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Safely rest
Olivia Yeaman echoing ‘Taps’ on the trumpet with Julia Labrozzi holding the umbrella, standing on Piccozzi’s bluff overlooking Dering Harbor Marina on Memorial Day.
Tanya Schmid played ‘Taps’ below as a wreath was laid upon the water to remember those who have died at sea.