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To the Editor:
Last Sunday Gary Gerth, our new town supervisor, spoke at the annual State of the Town luncheon sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island. Before Mr. Gerth spoke, the president of the League, Lois Morris, reminded us that this was a non-partisan event.
Mr. Gerth presented a glowing account of his past accomplishments and laid out a few broad policy objectives. To me his talk sounded more like a campaign stump speech than a report on the state of the town. (more…)
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No one’s declaring “problem solved,” but for the first time in many years, instead of disagreements between residents of St. Mary’s Road and Town Board members, a plan is in the works to try to slow traffic through an area heavily populated by families with young children. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Ram’s Head Inn.
The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island (LWVSI) will host its 11th annual State of the Town luncheon on Sunday, April 22 at the Ram’s Head Inn from noon to 2 p.m. It was announced last week by League President Lois Morris. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO A cake for Codger.
This is a big week for birthdays, including Martin Luther King Jr., Benjamin Franklin, Al Capone, Muhammad Ali, Edgar Allan Poe, Janis Joplin and last and certainly least, Codger, who will have to blow out the candles for all of them. (more…)
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Supervisor Gary Gerth (top) was sworn into office Tuesday afternoon by Justice Court Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt as Veronica Kaasik held a bible.
The Town Hall meeting room was packed Tuesday afternoon as Supervisor Gary Gerth was sworn in along with incumbent Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and newly-elected Councilman Albert Dickson. (more…)