03/30/15 2:01pm
CATHY DRISCOLL PHOTO Sleep like a bear at the Hotel de Glace, Quebec.

CATHY DRISCOLL PHOTO | Sleep like a bear at the Hotel de Glace, Quebec.

Want the adventure of a lifetime? Travel with your grandchild! You will get to places you never thought possible and really enjoy them.

The easiest way to do this is with intergenerational travels through Road Scholar; I was given this gem by Marcia Byington. There is a program in every state and a program for every interest. What makes these programs special is that they are geared to grandparents and grandchildren in different age groups (For example, 8 to 10 years old). Therefore, younger children are not in a group with teenagers. The programs start at about age 8, which is an age most children can bear to be away from home. (more…)

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11/04/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO New data was presented at an East Hampton Town Board meeting that showed pilots had ignored a voluntary noise reduction strategy.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
New data was presented at an East Hampton Town Board meeting that showed pilots had ignored a voluntary noise reduction strategy.

The sounds have subsided, the traffic has thinned, but the issue of excessive aircraft noise — helicopters in particular — is still coming in loud and clear from East Hampton. (more…)