REPORTER FILE PHOTO| Shelter Island Justice Court.
Michael Ballad of Sag Harbor — convicted in Shelter Island Justice Court of aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated as a first offense and license plate, insurance and registration violations — is due to be sentenced on Monday. (more…)
PETER WALDNER CARTOON
From the mind and pen of Peter Waldner, the Reporter’s award winning editorial cartoonist.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke became the first African American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction. (more…)
One letter writer weighs in on the debate over short term rentals booked over the internet.
Foolish and wrong
To the Editor:
The recent article reporting on the Town Board meeting (“Residents make cases for, against short-term rentals,” July 21) revealed that at least two board members harbor a distinct bias against second homeowners.
That is unfortunate. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold speaks on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 2.
Developed in the early 1920s, biodynamic farming is based on the spiritual insights and practical suggestions of Austrian writer, educator and social activist Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925), whose philosophy is called “anthroposophy.” On Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m. Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm in Southold will offer a presentation on “Biodynamic Farming” at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn. Pick up lunch at the on-site farmers market and join the discussion. (more…)