Farmingville, NY – -NY - On June 10, Councilwoman Jane Bonner attended the premiere of the film "History Upon Our Shores: Sound Beach, NY" at the Heritage Center in Mt. Sinai. The film was produced by Leon Adler and the event was hosted by the Sound Beach Civic Association and North Shore Youth Council. Pictured left to right are Councilwoman Bonner; Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker; Leon Adler; Sound Beach Civic Association President Bea Ruberto and NYS Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio.
Leon Adler has lived in Sound Beach for over 25 years and is the Deputy Chief Clerk of the Suffolk County Supreme Court. He is a Sound Beach Civic Association member and as soon as he heard that they had launched a project to unearth the history of Sound Beach and make it available to the community at large, he offered to create a film helping to document the story. The film “The History Upon Our Shores: Sound Beach, NY” is the third film in the series “The History Upon Our Shores,” the first two highlighting the Stratford Shoal Lighthouse and the Long Beach Bar Lighthouse. He also documented the Mt. Sinai Jetty project.