09/06/18 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Library

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Library

On January 16, 2009 a lecture series funded by donations in memory of Betsy Jacobson began, quietly and without much fanfare — just as Ms. Jacobson, who passed away in 2007, would have wanted it.

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07/21/16 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

Enmity in a legal dispute over a proposed privet hedge erupted at the end of Saturday’s reorganization meeting of the Village Of Dering Harbor trustees as residents, the mayor and trustees clashed. There was shouting, door slamming and a call for the 13-term mayor to resign. (more…)

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05/25/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue.

No, the Village of Dering Harbor did not order a drone to fly over the home of two residents suing the village, Mayor Tim Hogue said at the village board meeting last Saturday. And no, it did not arrange to intentionally flood the couple’s yard, he said. (more…)

08/29/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY

CHARITY ROBEY

There are birthday celebrations that are given to you, and then there are the ones you give to yourself.

Always happy to take the wheel, I prefer the latter kind. A week before my most recent birthday, I called a restaurant on the Upper West Side to reserve a table for a party of five — my 20-something sons, the youngest son’s girlfriend, my husband and me. (more…)