02/11/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

My mornings start the same way each day.

Thump. Thump. Mama. Dada. Mama. Dada. (Repeat, repeat, repeat …)

This happens sometime between 4:45 and 6:45 a.m., pretty much without fail.

It’s fairly safe to say I’ve never been much of a morning person; my wife even less so. Our 2-year-old son? That’s when he does his best work. (more…)

02/07/16 10:58am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |  Henrietta Roberts, hard at work at her desk at the Senior Activity Center.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Henrietta Roberts, hard at work at her desk at the Senior Activity Center.

I learned the other day that Henrietta Roberts, long-time coordinator of Senior Services, has announced her intention to retire in a letter to Supervisor Jim Dougherty. Henrietta said that she would like to leave “whenever a replacement is found.” (more…)

02/07/16 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | At Project FIT, No one feels compelled to wear tight-fitting workout attire.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | At Project FIT, No one feels compelled to wear tight-fitting workout attire.

I’ve seen many a health club, but never one that rivals Project FIT.

In a world where fitness is found in eucalyptus-scented warehouses with rows of heart-monitoring, cadence-counting electronic devices and throbbing music you feel in your chest, FIT stands apart. Like all things Island, we do gym a little differently here. (more…)

02/06/16 11:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)