COURTESY PHOTO Are you ready for some …you know.
One autumn Sunday my brother tuned in to watch the game.
When a “Law and Order” rerun came on instead of cheerleaders, pickup truck commercials and mayhem, he turned to his wife, Sue, who was reading the newspaper, and asked, “Why do you think they’d cancel the game?”
Sue looked around the side of her paper and said, “For stupidity?” (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO A cake for Codger.
This is a big week for birthdays, including Martin Luther King Jr., Benjamin Franklin, Al Capone, Muhammad Ali, Edgar Allan Poe, Janis Joplin and last and certainly least, Codger, who will have to blow out the candles for all of them. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Supervisor Jim Dougherty
Codger first met Jim Dougherty in the big city a quarter-century ago. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli
A resident addressed the Town Board at its Tuesday work session to alert members of a “looming crisis,” but one that has a remedy. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jules Feiffer (left) prior to a Q&A with Codger at the Shelter Island Public Library’s annual Book and Author Luncheon June 10 at The Pridwin.
With a flailing government in Washington, a furtive puppet in our congressional district and at least three first-time candidates announced for the upcoming Shelter Island elections, Codger tunes in a time when chaos seemed daunting but not overwhelming, when the barbarians were at the gates, not yet inside. (more…)