REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fresh Pond
Reason for animosity
To the Editor:
I question former town Supervisor Jim Dougherty’s motivation for his negative comments concerning the acquisition of my property on Fresh Pond by the town (“Your Letters,” October 25). (more…)
Codger was reading a new novel borrowed from our wonderful library when he was struck by a passage set on Shelter Island. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth giving the annual ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
Sounding more like an upbeat campaign speech than an analysis of issues facing Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth gave the 11th annual “State of the Town” address, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island, at a Sunday luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Walter Cronkite. When he turned against American involvement in the Vietnam War, LBJ knew it was a lost cause.
Fifty years ago this month, Walter Cronkite stepped out of character and took a public stand on the most divisive issue of that era – the war in Vietnam. It was the only time in his long and distinguished career that he used his anchor chair as a bully pulpit. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Supervisor Jim Dougherty
Codger first met Jim Dougherty in the big city a quarter-century ago. (more…)