TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Laura Jens-Smith
In Suffolk County — and all over the United States — last week’s election saw great victories for women to enter government. There were many breakthroughs.
Laura Jens-Smith, for example, was elected supervisor of the Town of Riverhead, the first woman elected supervisor of Riverhead since the town was founded 225 years ago. (more…)
Julie and Al Collard in the Adirondacks in fall, 2017 with their copy of the Reporter.
Julie and Al Collard visited North Creek and Gore Mountain ski areas in the heart of the Adirondacks last month to see the fall foliage coming in. Gore Mountain held a festival that weekend as it welcomed many visitors. This was the area where Theodore Roosevelt was camping when he received word that President William McKinley was dying from his gun shot wound. VP Roosevelt quickly boarded a special train at North Creek station and travelled to Buffalo, New York in time to be sworn in as the new president when McKinley passed away.
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If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
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Supervisor Jim Dougherty
Codger first met Jim Dougherty in the big city a quarter-century ago. (more…)
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Bill Persky in his home on Burro Hall Lane.
In the days when television was something to be enjoyed in the living room with family and friends, Bill Persky was the guy who wrote your favorite shows. (more…)