REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fresh Pond
Think clearly on Novak purchase
To the Editor:
I have for a number of weeks read with great interest about the shifting arguments — pro and con — in using CPF funds to purchase the Novak property abutting Fresh Pond.
They seem to run the gamut. The purchase will provide access for the public; or provide access for equipment that might be used to dredge the pond (an unlikely event); or it might restore the pond so that those with memories of skimming the span of the pond with rope a la Tarzan can do so once again. (more…)
Work long enough in journalism and odds are you’ll get to know a Jarrod Ramos, the man who killed five staffers of the Annapolis, Maryland Capital Gazette in their newsroom on June 28.
It’s a sign of the times that until that day, our Jarrods never took their threats to the ultimate, murderous conclusion. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
The people have spoken
To the Editor:
Columnist Karl Grossman and the Shelter Island Reporter know full well that the Long Island Pine Barrens Society is not anti-farming — we’re just pro voters (Suffolk Closeup, “Victory for preservation in Suffolk,” April 12). (more…)
At its Tuesday work session, the Town Board gave updates on several issues that have been before the public in recent weeks.
There seems to be movement on only one pressing concern — the erosion crisis at Reel Point — while the situations of limited availability of medical care on the Island and the criminal cutting of acres of trees off Menhaden Lane remain status quo. (more…)
Keeping our word
As a three-part Reporter series on immigration last year noted, these are worrisome times for immigrants. (more…)