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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Oct 15 2009

Ben Sawyer Bridge closure date narrows

Provided by: the SCDOT The Ben Sawyer Bridge Rehabilitation Project has reached several milestones over the past few weeks.  Concrete has been placed for the first of two deck pours on both the northern and southern approach spans. At the former Navy Base in North Charleston, crews have set the two trusses for the swing …

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Oct 15 2009

Conquering the IOP Connector

By Sarah Reynolds Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Kicking off at 8am on Saturday, October 3, the 17th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child hosted over 1400 registered runners and walkers. Supported by local business sponsor donations and participant fees, net proceeds from the event will be donated to support the …

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