BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS Valerie Levenstein of the Shelter Island League of Women Voters outside the polls at Shelter Island School.
According to some poll watchers, there had been a steady stream of voters all day.
The polls are open at the Shelter Island School until 9 p.m. today.
Watch this site for election results tonight, more coverage tomorrow and in the Thursday print edition of the Reporter. (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…)
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To the Editor:
Supervisor Dougherty’s catalogue of prejudice (Your Letters,“Warming Up,” May 11), a dissembling attempt to expand and thereby dilute his inappropriate remarks, cannot stand without comment.
I was at that lunch.
The “joke” was a cringe-worthy, racist, sexist story of a gorilla escaping a zoo to rape a white woman who was then disappointed that “he didn’t text afterwards.” (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Cathy Ann Kenny at her Silver Beach home.
Cathy Ann Kenny made a home improvement last year, installing a gas fireplace to replace the standard wood-burning hearth that came with her Silver Beach home. It changed her life.
“Now, it’s super easy — there’s a remote for the damn thing,” she said. “But when I had to use wood, I had a fire every weekend. Now I rarely turn it on.”
It’s just not in this woman’s nature to take a shortcut. (more…)
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The Town Board at its work session Tuesday. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams. Councilwoman Chris Lewis was absent.
At Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Supervisor Jim Dougherty made a brief apology for telling a controversial joke at the April 22 State of the Town luncheon sponsored by the Shelter Island League of Women Voters (SILWV).
The joke was about a woman who was sexually assaulted and indicated that she enjoyed it. (more…)