REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.
New York Avenue solutions
To the Editor:
I live on New York Avenue and know, first hand, how dangerous the road is (see Our View “One way only?”, September 10).
Every summer I see numerous accidents and near misses. Families on bicycles are being run off the road by speeders driving 40 to 50 mph and large commercial trucks. Bicycle riders trying to stay on the edge of the road are falling into ruts on the road’s edge. I have gone down my driveway to aid riders and fix their bicycles several times. (more…)
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Supervisor Jim Dougherty was pleased Tuesday as he and his Town Board colleagues listened to the auditor’s report of Shelter Island’s finances for 2014.
Auditors gave Shelter Island a thumbs-up for its management of money in 2014 with one troubling area that is already being addressed, according to Supervisor Jim Dougherty. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed an incident between a woman and a police officer one night last month.
The Town Board, after questions from a resident at Tuesday’s work session, reiterated their position that there were no racial issues involved with an encounter between a police officer and a woman at South Ferry on the night of July 18. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Close call in Dering Harbor. Strong winds rocked the Island this morning accompanied by torrential rain, lightning and thunder.
The violent storm that rolled over and through the Island at about six a.m. left downed trees, limbs and wires in its wake and triggered calls to firefighters and fire police to report to the firehouses.
There were reports of scattered power outages caused by downed wires. (more…)
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Questions for PD
To the Editor:
Jackie Black’s letter to the editor of the Reporter last week, describing a house guest’s encounter with a local police officer as she waited for a cab at South Ferry after midnight, described a very upsetting situation.
The trope, “Show me your papers,” immediately conveys feelings of fear and oppression. (more…)