COURTESY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin wrote to the Reporter about the events in Charlottesville last weekend.
From Congressman Zeldin
To the Editor:
Anyone associating themselves with the KKK and Nazism is associating themselves with hatred, bigotry, racism, intolerance and a tremendously inhumane past filled with horrible evil.
This is one of the extremes that exist in our society that has a long history of trying to tear us apart. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
How do you confront a problem that many of our elected officials have termed a “public health crisis” and, in an attempt to find a solution, have moved into separate camps to throw rhetorical rocks at one another? (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Placing permethrin-soaked rollers onto a feeding stand of a 4-poster unit.
Supervisor Jim Dougherty came loaded for bear on the issue of deer and ticks at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)
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Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel pronounced the survey going out to residents “a great thing” that will aid in developing a 2018 budget request from the Town Board.
After weeks of revisions, a 20-question survey dealing with deer and ticks is scheduled to be mailed this week to approximately 3,500 people on the Island, including property owners who receive their tax bills at residences off-Island. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Deion Sanders, the only man to have played in both a World Series and a Super Bowl, was born in Fort Myers, Florida.
The first lineup of Fleetwood Mac made its live debut at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival in the United Kingdom.
Actress Vivian Leigh, perhaps best known to American audiences for her starring roles in “Gone With the Wind” and “A Streetcar Named Desire,” died in the Britain.
Tommy Lucchese, crime boss and a founding member of the mafia in the United States, succumbed to a brain tumor at home in Lido Beach on Long Island.
The cost of a movie ticket throughout the United States averaged $1.25.
And on Shelter Island . . .