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In memory of one, in honor of another
To the Editor:
The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island has announced the inauguration of an annual scholarship award that simultaneously honors the memory of one of its own and the accomplishments of a graduating senior.
The very first recipient of the Mimi Brennan Memorial Scholarship Award for Civic Engagement will be called to the stage at the Saturday, June 23 graduation ceremonies. Though the League will not reveal the name in advance, this member of the class of 2018 has been selected for community service that reflects the selfless giving spirit demonstrated by Mimi Brennan. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The League of Women Voters of Shelter Island President Lois B. Morris.
A seasoned editor once told a group of young reporters that there is no good news and no bad news. There’s just news.
We’ve had some news lately that is worth spotlighting here and the old editor should not take offense, but there’s been some really good news for Shelter Island recently. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island High Shcool social studies students with Supervisor Gary Gerth at the annual State of the Town luncheon. Front row, from left, Mason Marcello, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Caitlin Binder, Lindsey Gallagher and social studies teacher Peter Miedema. Back row, from left, Darien Hunter, Jack Lang, Francesca Frasco, Madison Hallman, Isabella Sherman, Bianca Evangelista and Sarah Lewis.
Several traditions continued for the 11th year at the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island’s ‘State of the Town’ luncheon.
One of the most significant was inviting a group of high school seniors to hear the town supervisor give, in the words of League President Lois B. Morris, “a report card for the town.” (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth giving the annual ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
Sounding more like an upbeat campaign speech than an analysis of issues facing Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth gave the 11th annual “State of the Town” address, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island, at a Sunday luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Candidates for Town Council, from left, Marcus Kaasik, Albert Dickson and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams at the candidates forum Sunday in the school auditorium.
According to League of Women Voters of Shelter Island President Lois B. Morris, a camera malfunctioned while recording the League’s and the Shelter Island Association’s presentation of a candidate’s forum on Sunday. (more…)