BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Republican challenger for supervisor Art Williams, left, debated incumbent Democrat Jim Dougherty at a “Meet the Candidates Forum” sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association Sunday in the school’s auditorium.
No fireworks, no confrontations.
And few new proposals were aired in a debate at the school’s auditorium Sunday between the two candidates running for town supervisor, Democratic incumbent Jim Dougherty and former supervisor Republican Art Williams.
The one fresh idea expressed at the “Meet the Candidates Forum” was by Mr. Dougherty who proposed employing a fire marshal.
In the hour-long session sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association, moderated by LWV Treasure Kathleen Minder, Mr. Dougherty and Mr. Williams both ran on their records. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island gears up for its annual fireworks show tonight, July 12.
A time to give
To the Editor
As we all look forward to the fireworks this Saturday, it has become apparent that many Shelter Island residents are not fully aware of the arrangements that the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has made to ensure that its annual fireworks show is going to be better than ever. (more…)