06/24/17 3:00pm
Shelter Island Coach Cindy Belt huddles with her team. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Shelter Island Coach Cindy Belt huddles with her team. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Title IX, subsequently renamed the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity Education Act, was signed into law by President Richard Nixon 45 years ago on June 23, 1972.

Among the areas of discrimination in the United States that it changed was the downplaying of women’s sports at educational institutions. (more…)

06/24/17 11:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] (more…)

06/24/17 8:00am
Part of the Samaria Gorge in Crete

ROMEO BELARMINO PHOTO Part of the Samaria Gorge in Crete

On a sunny day in June 1991, my wife and I found ourselves trudging through something called “the Samaria Gorge” on Crete.

Prior to our arrival on the fabled island that gave us Europe’s first civilization as well as El Greco and Zorba the Greek, Phyllis and I had never heard of the Samaria Gorge. But as we drove around, we kept running into gorge enthusiasts who urged us to set aside a day for a hike through that geological wonderland. (more…)

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06/23/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO William Theinert with Nancy and Cooper at home in Connecticut.

COURTESY PHOTO William Theinert with Nancy and Cooper at home in Connecticut.

Whether the next President of the United States is red, blue or purple, one of the helicopters in POTUS’s fleet will be made by the aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky, with electrical systems designed by Shelter Island High School Class of 2002 graduate William Theinert. (more…)

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06/23/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

From the Board of Elections
To the Editor:
Having spoken and emailed approximately six times with the reporter who wrote the recent “Dering Harbor Village mayor sued trustee candidates” (June 8) story, I was surprised to read in that article: “Calls by the Reporter to the BOE commissioners, Anita S. Katz and Nicholas LaLota, were not returned.” (more…)