The political wisdom that election season begins after Labor Day is not quite true for Shelter Island — the kick off is always a bit later than the first Monday in September. (more…)
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To the Editor:
I read the reporting and letters to the editor regarding the “joke” Supervisor Dougherty told (“Dougherty apologizes for ‘lame humor,’” May 11). I have heard that offensive “joke” in so many contexts that I have become desensitized to it, which is the problem with such jokes. (more…)
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Republican candidate Amber Brach-Williams, left, is challenging Democratic Councilwoman Mary Dudley for a seat on the Town Board on November 8. They meet Sunday at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association
While it has certainly been a raucous political year nationally, there is an important local election — a single race on the Island for a Town Board seat. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Author Andrew Scott Cooper speaks at Shelter Island Library on October 14, 2016.
FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES
Andrew Scott Cooper, a historian and commentator on U.S./Iran relations, global energy markets, and geopolitical risk, will discuss his latest book “The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Last Days of Imperial Iran,” at the next installment of Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library. Mr. Cooper’s book is a sweeping account of the rise and fall of Iran’s glamorous Pahlavi Dynasty and a gripping play-by-play of the events leading to the 1979 Iranian revolution. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Young artists will perform on June 3 as part of Perlman Music Program’s Chamber Music Workshop.
CHAMBER MUSIC WORKSHOP
Young artist participants kick off the 2016 Chamber Music Workshop at the Perlman Music Program with a performance of works by Beethoven, Boccherini, Haydn, and Mozart in an 18th century chamber music soiree. (more…)