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David Browne of New York and Shelter Island.
When David Browne panned Rod Stewart’s 1975 album, “Footloose and Fancy Free,” saving special derision for the first song, “Hot Legs,” he was a student at a New Jersey high school. It was his first record review.
“People noticed,” David said. “They were either angry at me or agreed with me. That was one of my first indications of the power of the written word.” (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Film maker and founder of the Disney Company Walt Disney succumbed to lung cancer in California at the age of 65. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)
In the ongoing effort to curb the use of heroin and prescription opioid misuse, New York State is funding a $3.85 million project to expand addiction support initiatives, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) announced this week. (more…)
Ken Pysher (left) and Greg Toner have provided latest well reading information from the USGS.
There’s a bit of good news for the Island from the latest reports out of Albany. The severe drought condition that has persisted for months and wasn’t expected to break at least until the end of January has changed. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space acquisitions.
While there has been good news about an improving economy in many quarters, it hasn’t reached the East End’s real estate market — at least on Shelter Island and Southampton. (more…)