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Caitlin Panarella

07/10/17 1:11pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Mother Nature sets the stage for the show at Crescent Beach Saturday evening.

On the warm evening of Saturday, July 8, families and friends met on Crescent Beach, fighting a strong breeze as they spread out blankets and opened up chairs for the 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks. Kids kicked off shoes and ran up and down the beach, playing in the dwindling sunlight. (more…)

07/04/17 6:15am

The 2015 Shelter Island fireworks display. (Credit: Bev Walz, file photo)

Way back in 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into space, Elvis Presley bought a mansion in Memphis and named it Graceland, and Shelter Island residents were enjoying the first fireworks show in the skies over the dark blue of the nighttime bay.

In the years that have followed, those fireworks have become an annual tradition, and this year’s 60th annual Shelter Island Fireworks Show will be Saturday, July 8 at Crescent Beach. READ