BRIDGFORD HUNT PHOTOS
Kia Pedersen, front and left, smiles after loading up her plate.
The annual Taylor’s Island Kettle Clambake took place on Saturday, Aug. 10 on Taylor’s Island. Shuttle boats gathered guests at Congdon’s Dock while others arrived by kayak. The feast featured lobster, clams, chicken, sweet potatoes, corn on the cob, watermelon and fresh homemade lemonade. Only 100 tickets were available.
JULIE SKARRATT PHOTO Patrick Romano with the Perlman Music Program Chorus.
Sylvester Manor offers self-guided tours of the Manor House and “All that has Been: Our Roots Revealed” exhibition on Thursday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10. sylvestermanor.org.
LINDA PULS PHOTO
A view of Taylor’s Island.
Nestled quietly in Coecles Harbor lies an Island that is one of Shelter Island’s hidden historical treasures.
Taylor’s Island (technically called a tombolo because you can walk to it at low tide) is now in the spotlight. This past Friday, local Shelter Island artists presented their work in Town Hall.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Sharon and Richie Surozenski.
Richard (Richie) and Sharon Surozenski were getting ready to watch Jeopardy when the phone rang a few weeks back.
They were in Kissimmee, Florida for a two-week vacation, but their household routine down there is about the same as here. “Sharon was doing the dishes, and I was getting the ice cream ready,” Richie said. (more…)
To the Editor:
My family has summered on Shelter Island for over 25 years. Sailing into Coecles Harbor, we witnessed the slow decay of the cabin on Taylor’s Island and then, the amazing restoration of the island. Access by boat is easy. (more…)