He sat in the middle of the bus at a window looking out.
Middle-aged, dressed in a suit, white shirt and tie, he was always there whenever I boarded the dawn bus in Greenport that took us to Ronkonkoma where we changed for the Manhattan train. (more…)
PENELOPE MOORE PHOTO | Chia pudding with banana and mango.
Over the past 16 months, I have attempted to replace lifelong food staples in my diet, including wheat, sugar and animal dairy. Overall, it has been successful, although finding appetizing alternatives for favorites has been a challenge.
For years at breakfast I ate yogurt or cottage cheese. I tried coconut milk yogurt but didn’t enjoy the texture, and trying to find plain coconut yogurt was not easy. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The library is a place to keep house guests happy and entertained.
House guest season is upon us and with it comes the need to have plenty of entertainment options up your sleeve for when the weather is bad or the pleasures of the outdoors start to fade.
As the house guest calendar starts to fill, check out the resources available at the library. It’s the place to send your tired, your bored and your huddled guests longing for high-speed Internet access. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Reverend Sarah Segal McCaslin
The Reverend Sarah Segal McCaslin will be the guest preacher at the Union Chapel in the Grove on Sunday, July 27. at 10:30 a.m. Her sermon is entitled “Primal Fear, Primal Hope.”
Reverend McCaslin is a Presbyterian minister and served most recently as the Associate Pastor for Congregational Care and Mission at The First Presbyterian Church in New York City. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | An aerial view of the PSEG substation in Jamesport, similar to one the power company wants to build on the Island.
Substation site option
To the Editor:
Our Town Board should insist on a thorough evaluation of a PSEG substation sited at the town Recycling Center.
The opposition expressed in public comments clearly indicates that the proposed location next to the Shelter Island Historical Society is unacceptable. However, to entirely reject a substation using the existing 69kV tie-line across the Island in favor of drilling another 13kV feeder is going in the wrong direction. (more…)