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02/03/17 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

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…)

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12/09/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.

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
$53,000 —2014
$0 —2015
$100,000 — 2016 (more…)

08/26/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks getting ready for the 5th annual Chamber of Commerce Duck Race at Volunteer Park on Sunday, August 28 starting at noon.

COURTESY PHOTO Rubber ducks training for the 5th annual Chamber of Commerce Duck Race at Volunteer Park on Sunday, August 28 starting at noon.

JAZZ CONCERT
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…)

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08/16/16 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Interns mapping septic systems this summer are (left) James Read and Wyatt Brigham.

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…)