09/25/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Our columnist sings the praises of certain guests from off-Island. who

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Our columnist sings the praises of certain guests from off-Island.

On Tuesday after Labor Day a refreshing breeze swept across Shelter Island. It puffed in through the windows, lofting my living room curtains like the exhalation of 2,500 tired and grateful people at the end of a long, profitable ordeal. Summer was over, school was in session, and no one was wait-listed for a weekend room in my house. (more…)

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09/11/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

September 11, 2001
To the Editor:
We should never forget the tens of thousands of troops who went to war, those who lost their lives, and those who were wounded and forever scarred.

We should never forget that they did so to defend our democracy.

We should never forget our politicians who so often flagrantly disregard that very democracy for their own agendas and gain. (more…)

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07/13/15 10:00am
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Straight facts on ticks
To the Editor:
It saddens me to see letters in the Reporter that attack the actions and deliberations of the Deer & Tick Committee. (more…)

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04/14/15 12:00pm
PETER REICH PHOTO | Kathleen Cunningham of the Quiet Skies Coalition,  standing at right, addressing a packed Town Hall meeting room last summer on proposed restrictions to reduce aircraft noise.

PETER REICH PHOTO | Kathleen Cunningham of the Quiet Skies Coalition, standing at right, addressing a packed Town Hall meeting room last summer on proposed restrictions to reduce aircraft noise.

Half a loaf is better than none. In the case of four proposed East Hampton Airport restrictions, it’s three quarters of a loaf for anti-noise activists, but even that is disappointing. (more…)

03/29/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board is weighing public comments before voting on aircraft restrictions.

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The East Hampton Town Board is weighing public comments before voting on aircraft restrictions.

The battle over noise from helicopters flying between Manhattan and East Hampton Airport is reaching a governmental crescendo. (more…)