Tag: Douglas Cornman

Middle Schoolers Come Together to Prepare for High School Off-Island

Middle schoolers come together to prepare for high school off-island Story and photos by Tess Beam/Island Institute Transitioning into the first year of high school can be intimidating and stressful. By creating an open, safe place to discuss and ask questions about high school, we hope to better prepare and ensure that students don’t withdraw…

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Frenchboro Island Community Braves Cold for Bingo

February 10, 2018 — The Sunbeam cruised to Frenchboro last night. Islanders and crew gathered in the garage of the Community Building to play a couple of lively games of BINGO. Here is a photo of me calling out numbers to the players. There aren’t a lot of opportunities for communities to gather together on…

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Admiring the Morning Light on Frenchboro Island

FRENCHBORO, Me — A photographer traveling with the Sunbeam in January 2018 took advantage of the spectacular morning light streaming through the Frenchboro Congregational Church windows. In this photo, Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman is honoring the photographer’s request to stand in the light for some picture taking. The Frenchboro Congregational Church hosts an annual…

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Rain, Snow, Sleet, Hail – The Mail and Sunbeam Crew Get Through

NORTHEAST HARBOR — Tuesday, January 30th, the Sunbeam curtailed certain trips because of 30 knot (34.5 mph) high winds. Still, as Island Health Director Sharon Daley points out in her email, she and Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman hopped aboard a mail boat and kept their appointments on Great Cranberry Isle.

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Sunbeam V Full of Passengers for Frenchboro Lobster Festival

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Frenchboro Lobster Dinner festival was wonderful, despite the rainy morning. The event was not as well attended because of the weather, but the church council and other event organizers remained optimistic and ever cheerful that the proceeds will cover the church’s annual expenses. It goes without saying that the lobster and…

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Sunbeam V Bringing Guests to Frenchboro Lobster Festival, August 12

Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. “Every year on the second Saturday in August, rain or shine, the island community comes together to host this much-anticipated event, volunteering to contribute and cook pounds of lobster, bake scores of pies, donate items for…

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Sunbeam V Scheduled for Island Visits May 19th-21st

Sunbeam Virtual Tour Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. Questions about Island Health Services and Telemedicine? Please contact Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN. For other inquiries about the Sunbeam, contact Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman.

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Sunbeam V Christmas Cruises This Week to Maine Islands

The Sunbeam V is making a few Christmas Cruises to Maine islands this week. Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman sent these cruise details. ===== Who: Mike, Storey, Jillian, Douglas and the communities of Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, and Matinicus What: The Sunbeam’s annual Christmas Cruise. What is included in the service will vary depending on…

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