Oak Bluffs’ Island Theatre continues to draw attention to itself with a mixture of ire and fondness. Many have warm memories borne of days gone by; rainy day afternoon matinees with mom, first dates or simply unforgettable movies that cloud the issue of a downtown building in distress.
Thank you immensely to Chief Robert Reimer, Robert Decker, Amanda Haverkamp, Thomas Lavigne and Robert Verdone of the United States Coast Guard Station Menemsha for their thoughtfulness this past week.
October 4 the feeders went up and we had our usual visitors, plus both male and female eastern towhees and eastern phoebes. Eastern bluebirds arrived Oct. 7. Our first myrtle (yellow-rumped) warbler appeared in the bird bath Oct. 10.
Students at the Vineyard Youth Tennis Center got a chance to work with a master on Tuesday, when famed tennis coach Nick Bollettieri visited for the afternoon. Tennis center director Scott Smith worked with Mr. Bollettieri in the 1980s.
Suzanne Goldsmith's first novel, Washashore, features a main character inspired by Gus Ben David. The novel received the Green Earth Book Award which recognizes books that promote environmental stewardship.