04/22/17 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) 0n West Neck Road.

After that last Rant-A-Palooza at the school auditorium, Codger began to rethink the short-term rental (STR) issue. He had written here that STRs should be allowed if coupled with strict quality of life regulations. A code enforcer would log violations and levy fines.

But after observing the flabby enforcement of the three-minute rule for speeches at the hearing, Codger lost confidence in town officials implementing their own rules. (more…)

03/22/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTON| Shelter Island School teacher Walter Brigham engaging students in the classroom. At Monday's School Board meeting, Mr. Brigham spoke about new challenges of using technology in teaching.

JULIE LANE PHOTON| Shelter Island School teacher Walter Brigham engaging students in the classroom. At Monday’s School Board meeting, Mr. Brigham spoke about new challenges of using technology in teaching.

Shelter Island Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik proposed Monday night that the Board of Education support his plan to extend the mentor program for new teachers into a fuller program of professional development.

The New Teacher Induction Academy would not only include the existing mentor program, but provide for ongoing group meetings of teachers. (more…)