The newest town committee has a name that would make an old Soviet Union official proud. Ready? The Water Quality Improvement Projects Advisory Board. The committee in its abbreviated form — the WQIPAB — is no better, becoming a perfect fit for an eye test. (more…)
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Shelter Island honored its bravest Saturday night at The Pridwin.
Mike Johnson, known by generations of Shelter Island school children as “Fire Marshal Mike” for his entertaining and effective teaching of fire prevention and how to save lives, was named Firefighter of the Year for the second time. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A male wood duck in his spring finery
The forecaster’s last two snow predictions were wrong even though it still felt that winter, like a gloomy houseguest, had moved in for good. But spring has sprung, at least according to the calendar, arriving on Monday.
How soon we forget that spring is, among other things, the season that requires patience to appreciate. (more…)
TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Demonstrators on Main Street in Riverhead recently demanding a face-to-face town hall meeting with Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).
Recently, one New York congressman spent about five hours hosting a pair of town hall meetings in his district. Another took to Facebook to explain why he has no interest in holding such an event. (more…)
Congressman Lee Zeldin
It’s no secret that citizens opposed to the policies of President Donald Trump and others in Washington are stealing pages from the Tea Party playbook. (more…)