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02/25/17 11:29am
Wooden fish (24” and 30”) that are being offered to artists to create silent auction pieces.  (Courtesy photo)

Wooden fish (24” and 30”) that are being offered to artists to create silent auction pieces. (Courtesy photo)

Taylor’s Island in Coecles Harbor on Shelter Island is perhaps best known as the site of the Smith-Taylor Cabin, the Adirondack style log cabin that was built around 1900 by business magnate Francis Marion Smith (of 20 Mule Team Borax fame).  (more…)

02/22/17 9:41am
Like father, like daughter. Marcus and Johanna Kaasik, 9, clamming at a local creek on Sunday. (Credit: Eda Kaasik, courtesy)

Like father, like daughter. Marcus and Johanna Kaasik, 9, clamming at a local creek on Sunday. (Credit: Eda Kaasik, courtesy)

Marcus Kaasik sent us a note, a photo and a reminder that clamming is one of Shelter Island’s great winter activities that the whole family can enjoy, while experiencing a tradition that has to be learned to pass along to the next generation. (more…)