I was over at the Presbyterian Church the other day and found out a great deal about the Island Food Pantry.
Managed by two retired teachers, Tippi and Al Bevan, the pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays and has all sorts of food items available to persons who need them, according to the Town’s Senior Program Manager Karin Bennett. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | This is my Pyracantha. Considering the lack of ‘full sun,’ I think that’s a good crop of berries.
Finally, finally, finally …
Fall! Yes! Fantastic. Fall is finally here and many of us are really glad. My daughter thinks that your favorite month or season has to do with when you were born; she loves, as in really loves, June, and indeed that’s her birthday month. I love the fall, and yes, you’ve guessed it, I was born in November. Maybe a coincidence? But who knows. (more…)
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO | Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone speaks during a press conference at Southampton Town Hall.
County Executive Steve Bellone (D-Babylon) has proposed a record-high budget for Suffolk County government for 2017 — $2.96 billion, 1.5 percent higher than this year’s.
Mr. Bellone says the budget is “tight but fair.”
A critic of the Bellone administration’s financial management, County Legislator Rob Trotta (R-Fort Salonga) said: “Suffolk County’s financial situation is a sinking ship.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 16. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Spirit in the sky.
Do we travel just so we can go home again?
My traveling companion (MTC) and I are heading out today and that old question usually seems to be answered in the affirmative by the faces I look into when we fly away. They are the faces of the doomed, shipwrecked before they set sail. (more…)