Oct 24 2009

Uncle Mingo to perform at SIES Roast by the Coast

Roast by the Coast, an annual fundraiser for Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, will feature one of the Lowcountry’s most popular bands, Uncle Mingo. Sullivan’s Island Elementary depends on fundraisers like the Roast by the Coast to generate revenue for necessary expenditures not funded by county, state, or federal budgets. This year’s Roast by the Coast …

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Oct 22 2009

Jim Raih announces candidacy for IOP Mayor

Jim Raih,former-president of the IOP Exchange Club, announced today his candidacy for Mayor for the Isle of Palms. According to Raih, you will see no signs, you will receive no post cards and he will not have a blog. His slogan is “Every Vote Matters, Every Vote Counts”. Since his candidacy has just been announced, …

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Oct 21 2009

Oil spill in Charleston Harbor

If you’ve noticed a strange sheen on the ocean water over the past several hours, the reason is an unknown oil spill on Tuesday in the mouth of Charleston Harbor which has washed on to several nearby beaches. Mariners have reported tar balls, emulsified petroleum products and a ubiquitous oil sheen on the water, particularly …

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Oct 20 2009

Windjammer late October – November 2009 music schedule

The Windjammer 1008 Ocean Blvd Isle Of Palms SC 29451 October The Piedmont Boys scheduled for October 23, 2009 Union County scheduled for October 24, 2009 The Occasional Milkshake W/Sequoyah Prep School scheduled for October 30, 2009 Bueller scheduled for October 31, 2009 November Matt MacKelcan scheduled for November 6, 2009 Stoneking scheduled for November …

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Oct 19 2009

Stark Raven Mad: Poe and Sullivan’s Island

6- 8 PM at Ft. Moultrie Auditorium, Tuesday, October 20th The Coastal Conservation League is partnering with the Endowment for the Arts to promote reading and is hosting an event on the “Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe” and the role nature played in his work. Join us on Tuesday, October 20th at …

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Oct 15 2009

Cajun cooking arrives on Sullivan’s

By Dylan Sharek Chef Eric Rosson comes out of the kitchen of Seel’s on Sullivan’s restaurant bearing an extremely carbonized frying pan. A peculiarly sweet yet savory aroma emanates from the vibrant red mixture within. “It’s a roux,” Chef Rosson explains, an almost even mixture of a fat (in this case, oil) and flour. One …

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Oct 15 2009

Letters to the editor

Dear editor, On September 5, 2009, our dear wife, mother and grandmother of 81 years passed away on Sullivan’s Island after a long illness. the outpouring of family and friends has been phenomenal. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Town of Sullivan’s Island for all they did. The Fire, Police and …

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Oct 15 2009

IOPNA looks to the future

by Catherine Malloy, IOPNA president I’m proud to sing the praises of the IOPNA’s contributions to our island home.  The number of our participants has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years and has truly influenced our work to preserve our sense of community in residential neighborhoods.  I’m also grateful for everything …

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Oct 15 2009

IOPNA set to deliver more Gift Bags

Special to the Island Eye Once again the IOPNA’s New Resident Outreach Program has put together another set of Gift Bags to deliver to another group of new residents.  The bag will contain coupons from both new business donors as well as coupons from existing and/or previous contributors to the Gift Bags from earlier in the year. Pictured here …

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Oct 15 2009

The need to keep Charleston green

By Paul Robinson “When you recycle one aluminum can, you save 95% of the energy that was used to originally make it. That 95% is enough energy to run a household television for three hours,” says Jenny Bloom, Charleston’s Recycling Educator. The Garden Club of Isle of Palms, founded in 1948, recently gathered at The …

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