ELEANOR P. LABROZZI Spring
We live in a cynical age.
And the reasons that have made cynicism the defining vice of the times are many.
A look at recent American history can be blinding with examples of misguided and hypocritical leaders, many who were once skeptics but crossed lines into the camp of the cynics. And this is the place to give three cheers to the skeptics, who will hold fire and weigh a situation, never acting on either naiveté or the certainty that most human situations will end in tears. (more…)
HBO has requested to shoot here for the nights of May 20, 21 and 22, for a six-part series called “The Undoing,” starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. (more…)
The Shelter Island political season got off to an early start — eight months before Election Day — with the Shelter Island Democratic Committee announcing its 2019 slate of candidates for supervisor, Town Board members, and highway superintendent. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Spoils from the dredging have been used to help shore up the land that storms have eroded.
Highway Department workers have done some initial work on the northern most pile of sand at Reel Point, spreading sand along the spine and raising the elevation, according to Councilman Jim Colligan. The other pile of sand is to be moved to shore up areas long the spine of the spit of land that juts into Coecles Harbor. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Kelly Surerus, president of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center, appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.
Representatives of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center made a case for funding, asking the Town Board Tuesday afternoon for $25,000.
That would provide funding through the end of the current school year for the morning pre-school, along with a small cushion for the September term. (more…)