Topic: Around Here

Facing the community’s critical needs…

Written on May 15, 2009 at 9:01 am, by

Late­ly, the Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion has been gath­er­ing the info they need to help address what’s going on in this com­mu­ni­ty (click here for a larg­er ver­sion of the chart above) — here’s more from the SJICF’s Pamela Gross: SJI Com­mu­ni­ty Foundation’s Crit­i­cal Needs Task Force Tack­les Com­mu­ni­ty Hot Spots…..  Fri­day Har­bor, May 15, 2009: What began  Con­tin­ue Reading

Want it? Island Studios probably has it…

Written on May 15, 2009 at 7:32 am, by

Have you been by Island Stu­dios late­ly? I had to get a card for some­one the oth­er day, and dropped in & got lost in all the new stuff… the new pho­tographs, the glass­work, the new books & CDs, the paint­ings. Wow… drop in & check out what a super job Clau­di­a’s doing with the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Boyd’s talk: The Disputed Islands — The Interdependence of Culture, History, and Landscape

Written on May 15, 2009 at 7:00 am, by

If you’ve ever hear Boyd Pratt speak, you know he thinks before he speaks & feels before he puts it into words, and the result is usu­al­ly mem­o­rable. I’m look­ing for­ward to drop­ping in on his talk next Wednes­day… here’s more from Town His­to­ri­an Sandy Strelou: Local His­to­ry Talk: The Dis­put­ed Islands The Inter­de­pen­dence of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Last chances to see Mike & his Pickett show…

Written on May 15, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Next week on the 23rd will be the sec­ond-to-last chance to see Mike Vouri’s show about Gen. Pick­ett — I hope you get a chance to catch it! Here’s more from the The­atre’s Jan Boll­winkel-Smith: A Farewell to Gen­er­al Pick­ett … San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre’s longest run­ning play takes its last cur­tain calls in 2009. After  Con­tin­ue Reading

Setting in the west…

Written on May 14, 2009 at 6:14 am, by

That was what Tues­day evening’s sun­set looked like, from the west side of the island.… pho­to by Shay Byington

New fences along the path.…

Written on May 14, 2009 at 6:12 am, by

You know the Land Bank prop­er­ty along West Side Road, a mile or so south of Lime Kiln… looks like they put a fence in, to kin­da keep folks from tromplin’ the green­ery — here’s what it looked like Mon­day night… pho­to by Shay Byington.

Gotta get around…here’s an idea

Written on May 14, 2009 at 6:09 am, by

I ran into Bob from Fri­day Har­bor Taxi last night, and he asked if I would tell you about this — it’s a neigh­bor­ly thing: Spe­cial for Island Neigh­bors — Late­ly, we’ve been get­ting more and more calls need­ing a ride to work. Nor­mal­ly a taxi is pret­ty expen­sive and you might think about miss­ing work  Con­tin­ue Reading

4‑H Bake Sale — this Saturday!

Written on May 14, 2009 at 6:03 am, by

Annette tells me you don’t want to miss this — here’s more: Coun­try Crit­ters Club: 4‑H Bake Sale May 16th Sat. 10–2pm @ Mar­ket Place All pro­ceeds go direct­ly to our club! Fresh home­made treats, breads, cakes, pies, brown­ies, cheese­cakes, cook­ies, and more.…… ‑oo-