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06/23/17 2:00pm
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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…)

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06/19/17 10:00am
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A beloved tradition continues
To the Editor:
The Shelter Island Annual Fireworks show will take place July 8, 2017 at Crescent Beach. We are so thankful for all of the support we have received over the past two years and hope we can count on it again this year. (more…)

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06/01/17 4:30pm
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Women’s rights
To the Editor:
I read the reporting and letters to the editor regarding the “joke” Supervisor Dougherty told (“Dougherty apologizes for ‘lame humor,’” May 11). I have heard that offensive “joke” in so many contexts that I have become desensitized to it, which is the problem with such jokes. (more…)

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05/30/17 8:00am
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Cannot stand
To the Editor:
Supervisor Dougherty’s catalogue of prejudice (Your Letters,“Warming Up,” May 11), a dissembling attempt to expand and thereby dilute his inappropriate remarks, cannot stand without comment.

I was at that lunch.

The “joke” was a cringe-worthy, racist, sexist story of a gorilla escaping a zoo to rape a white woman who was then disappointed that “he didn’t text afterwards.” (more…)

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05/19/17 10:00am
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Find another way
To the Editor:
I am one of the 15 homes — and Legion Hall — directly abutting Fiske Field. In this regard, I am highly concerned by the potential well contamination that would result from spraying such a large area with tickicide. (more…)