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Frank J. Cunningham will speak at Friday Night Dialogues on October 2.
Friday Night Dialogues at the Library will host genealogist Frank J. Cunningham, founder of AncestryTold.com, on October 2 at 7 p.m. He will share insights and tips about researching family ancestry designed for both the novice and the professional.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.
New York Avenue solutions
To the Editor:
I live on New York Avenue and know, first hand, how dangerous the road is (see Our View “One way only?”, September 10).
Every summer I see numerous accidents and near misses. Families on bicycles are being run off the road by speeders driving 40 to 50 mph and large commercial trucks. Bicycle riders trying to stay on the edge of the road are falling into ruts on the road’s edge. I have gone down my driveway to aid riders and fix their bicycles several times. (more…)
The library’s annual day planner is on its way with stunning images from three of the Island’s most talented shutter bugs.
BY SUE HINE
The Friends of the Shelter Island Library are fortunate to have three talented photographers who have donated their time and expertise to the Day Planners over the past three years.
Their latest work for the 2016 Day Planner featuring 15 “classic” Islanders will be revealed at the October 9 Friday Night Dialogue at 7 p.m. — a must-not-miss event. (more…)
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To the Editor:
It’s curious that Supervisor Jim Dougherty, in the Reporter article last week (“A world apart on issues,” September 10), comparing our positions on a range of issues, said that “after the election, there are no more Democrats or Republicans, just Shelter Islanders.”
It is my view that we are Shelter Islanders all of the time. (more…)
MICA ROTH-MARTIN PHOTO
Mica Roth-Martin snapped this photo of egrets last week on Westmoreland Drive.