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Category Archives: Longshore
Fantastic fall foliage, all around town.
Larry Silver has been taking photos since he was a teenager.
Finally — at 83 years old — he’s gotten into Harvard.
The prestigious university’s Fogg Museum of Art has acquired 20 of the world-renowned photographer’s images, for their permanent collection.
Westport is prominently featured in Silver’s work. That’s no surprise: He’s lived here for 45 years.
Among the photos headed to Harvard is “Jogger” (1979).
Another is “Shower at the Beach.”
Silver continues to photograph scenes all around Westport — except for his shower series.
A complaint by someone concerned that he had his camera at Westport’s iconic outdoor public shower led town officials to tell Silver: no more photography there.
Saugatuck Shores was hit hardest by today’s near-nor’easter. Jennifer Seymour reports:
2 hours after high tide, there was still several feet of water. My husband rescued me and my sons by kayak on the island side of the Saugatuck Island bridge. I lived here during Irene and Sandy, and have seen nothing close since then.
Longshore is a beautiful park.
It’s well-cared-for, lovingly maintained — almost spotless.
Yet you’d be surprised what you’d find there.
Or rather, what the Assumption Church youth group and Staples High School AP Environmental Sciences classes found yesterday.
Over 100 teenagers gathered nearly 370 pounds of trash and debris. Their haul included plastic, golf balls (a huge maritime hazard), part of a car windshield (!), and what appeared to be a rusted piece of a large boat engine.
That last piece of junk was too heavy to carry. So 2 boys borrowed a cart from the E.R. Strait Marina, and added it to the items they disposed of.
The event was part of Save the Sound‘s Coastal Clean-Up Day.
Marine life, golfers, and everyone else in and around Longshore thanks all who helped!
(Hat tip: Michele Harding)
Another summer is nearly over. Kids no longer crowd the Longshore pool. A few older swimmers do their final laps, before it’s closed for the season.
Which makes this a great time to look back at the days when there was an actual high dive there.
It was imposing. Jumping off was a test of courage. It kept the lifeguards on their toes too.
When was the last time you saw a sight like this?