My thoughts focused sharply last week on my old chum Richard McDonnell.
I was listening to the great jazz alto player Cannonball Adderley on one of his more sedate and obscure recording sessions with his friend, the cerebral jazz pianist Bill Evans. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Matthew Dunning going for two on the break in Shelter Island’s victory Tuesday over Clark Academy in Westchester County.
Preparing for an unknown opponent is akin to putting together “a jigsaw puzzle.”
Such has been the task for the Shelter Island coaches as the boys basketball team prepares to face Coleman Catholic Saturday afternoon in the Class D regional finals with a trip the state Final Four in Glens Falls on the line. Through newspaper articles, video clips and any other information they can find, the Island coaches have been busy setting up their game plan for tomorrow’s historic game. (more…)
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Supervisor Jim Dougherty met with a Shelter Island high school government class Friday for a wide ranging discussion of the issues.
Yes, Supervisor Jim Dougherty will swim in Fresh Pond this summer as he has done in past years. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Joy Bausman was honored at a reception in Mattituck last night as the Reporter’s first ever Person of the Year. Joining Joy was, from left, Det. Sgt. Jack Thilberg, Peter McCracken and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.
Joy Bausman was honored at a reception at the Times/Review corporate headquarters in Mattituck last night as the Shelter Island Reporter’s first ever Person of the Year. (more…)
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Get real on tower
To the Editor:
I attended last Monday’s Fire Commissioners meeting on Mr. Mooney’s cell tower (“Residents pack cell tower meeting,” February 27). The Commissioners identified three communication needs:
1. Shorter term improvement to the Fire and Police department low band radio systems;
2. Longer term (3 to 5 years) conversion from low band to the high band radio system;
3. Elimination of residential cellphone dead zones on the north end of Shelter Island. (more…)