BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty, right, and candidate Art Williams, after speaking Tuesday to the Women’s Community Club at the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall.
Incumbent Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty defended his record and candidate Art Williams attacked it.
There were no surprises at a meet-the-candidates luncheon Tuesday hosted by the Women’s Community Club at the Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall. (more…)
Democratic Chair Heather Reylek is focusing on organization to keep the supervisor’s seat and gain a Town Board slot in November.
Talk about ready.
Shelter Island Democratic Party Chairwoman Heather Reylek said she’s been ready for the November election since April.
The party lined up its candidates then and began raising funds for the campaign in May.
She wanted an early start, Ms. Reylek said, because she didn’t want fundraising conflicts with the many civic organizations that typically rely on the summer months to raise money for their causes. (more…)
Shelter Island Republican’s are eager to take on Democrats this fall on issues of money and transparency, said GOP Chairman Bob DeStefano Jr.
Money will matter in the upcoming election for town supervisor.
And Republican candidate Art Williams can win on pocketbook issues, said Island GOP Chairman Bob DeStefano Jr. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd is running for reelection to the Town Board.
To the question why they were running, all three candidates relied on time-honored and safety-tested answers.
Jim Colligan and Emory Breiner, both challenging for a Town Board seat on November 3, said they’re seeking election because they were asked to run.
Councilman Paul Shepherd, the incumbent whose hat is in the ring for another term on the board, said he’s in the race because there is still work to complete. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOITO Democrat Jim Dougherty is running for reelection as town supervisor this November.
The two men who want to be Shelter Island Town Supervisor — incumbent Jim Dougherty and former supervisor Art Williams — couldn’t be more distant from one another in their attitudes about how the government should function fiscally. (more…)