FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Live music, performed by acoustic rock duo Heather and Pete. 7 to 9 p.m., American Legion Hall. Free. Food and bar service available.
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
Free the Trees, help clear invasive vines at Mashomack Preserve. 10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays in March. (631) 749-4219. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, providing that if a president resigned or died in office, the vice president would become president and if a president became disabled, he could inform Senate and House leaders so that the vice president would temporarily assume responsibilities until the disability ended. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.
Get real on roads
To the Editor:
I ask Supervisor Dougherty to, as he wrote, show us “the five miles of roads” that are paved every year (“Your Letters,” December 1).
And it’s impossible to have a real 10-year paving cycle, with a $130,000 budget. Following are the approximate budget figures for paving the Highway Department has had to work with over the last five years for 52 miles of town road:
$25,000 — 2012
$10,000 — 2013
$100,000 — 2016 (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks training for the 5th annual Chamber of Commerce Duck Race at Volunteer Park on Sunday, August 28 starting at noon.
There will be a jazz concert with improvisations on Chopin this Saturday in the air-conditioned Parish Hall at St. Mary’s Church. Alex Pryrodny of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, will be guest pianist. A donation of $20 is requested. For details, call the church office between 1 and 4 p.m. weekdays at (631) 749-1097. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Interns mapping septic systems this summer are (left) James Read and Wyatt Brigham.
Last year’s single town intern, Kiera Nissen laid the groundwork for intern Nicole Oliveri while former intern Henry Read provided the initial efforts for Wyatt Brigham and James Read to continue mapping septic systems on the Island this summer under the direction of Town Engineer John Cronin. (more…)