COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin.
Codger is not fond of summer road trips, especially if they entail Forking around, North or South, but an invitation to a Lee Zeldin “blitz rally” was just too enticing. It would be a chance to meet the shiny-faced young Republicans pictured on his campaign literature, debate prickly issues, maybe break bagels. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Codger triumphant!
Codger woke early on Saturday, hoping for a bomb cyclone. He’d settle for a small snowstorm.
But it was mid-June and the sky was blue. It was going to be a lovely day.
There was no way out. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Reverend Stephen Fearing
Codger is not religious, but since the era of Pastor Bill he has regarded the Presbyterian Church as a moral center of the Island, a house of good works. Stephen Fearing was 26 when he became the latest caretaker of that house and next month, at 30, he and his wife, Tricia, will be leaving for a new congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. (more…)
Codger was reading a new novel borrowed from our wonderful library when he was struck by a passage set on Shelter Island. (more…)
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley)
Because he thinks he has been poorly represented in Congress and the actions of the federal government have enormous impact on the future of the Island, Codger made the journey to the Dark Side last week to check out the Democrats who want Lee Zeldin’s job. (more…)