08/01/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS Maestro Itzhak Perlman performing with the PMP column.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Maestro Itzhak Perlman performing with the PMP column.

“A Taste of the Island,” the Perlman Music Program’s (PMP) annual summer benefit, took place at the waterfront campus on Friday, July 27.

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07/16/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A 'bike route' but no 'bike lanes.'

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’

Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.

It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)

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12/16/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jean Ely at The Islander.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Jean Ely at The Islander.

Sometimes irony makes a nickname stick like glue, and so it is with “Mean Jean.”

Five years ago, Jean Ely was an unfailingly friendly and generous presence at the Shelter Island IGA, so when fellow worker Billie Howland Mulcahey came up with the nickname, Jean responded in kind. “She was ‘Bad Billie,’ Jean said, “and I was ‘Mean Jean.’ I put it on my badge.” (more…)