Islander writer and performer Jenifer E. Maxson read “Catching a Break or Catching Hell,” the column by Michael White that appeared in the Reporter’s print and web editions last month. As a way of introducing her essay, she wrote, “I was gratified that finally someone had opened up this crucial conversation. What follows is, I hope, my first contribution to it.” (more…)
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is seeking to get county government to commission a study on the heating of waters of the Long Island Sound and Peconic Estuary by the two Millstone nuclear power plants in Connecticut. The facilities are just 18 miles across the Sound from the Island. (more…)
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Sid “Ironman’ Beckwith
In covering sports in over 100 Reporter columns, there is one remarkable feat that rises above the others. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Front left: Lorna Laspia, Lois Charls, Karoline Kilb and George Dawson. Back left: Paul Shepherd, Peter Reich, Ron Lucas, Pat Berkus, Tom Charls and Dr. Barbara Phillips-Cole.
The Silver Circle Social Club held its holiday party on Wednesday, January 7. More than 50 people, including invited guests, attended.
Club members and staff were also on hand to toast the new year. (more…)
“We live on an island built on sand.”
That’s how Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski accurately describes Long Island. (more…)