Jerome Kohlberg

Just One of the Guys on the Sandlot

Softball players at Flanders Field in Chilmark paid tribute last Sunday to Jerome Kohlberg, who died two weeks ago at the age of 90.

Jerome Kohlberg Jr., 1925-2015

Every Thursday night when the Vineyard Gazette’s printing press gears up for its weekly performance, the low rumble and shake reaches the newsroom upstairs like an approaching squall.

Always Guided by a Moral Compass

Jerry Kohlberg was a brilliant man. His incredible intellect never ceased to impress me during the more than 25 years I knew and worked with him.

Vision Fellowships Endow Pursuits from Social Work to Sustainable Farming

Ten people have been selected as Vineyard Vision Fellows this year, the largest class in the program’s history. They include a pair of documentary filmmakers and two high school students pursuing social work.

A Different Kind of Investment: Quiet Financier Reveals Reasons

Sporting a baseball cap still, the 85-year-old guy recalled the progression of his fielding positions over five decades of summer games on the Chilmark diamond.

“I played third up until I got too old, then I went to short, then to second as my arm gave out, but that took 50 years,” he says.

jerome and nancy kohlberg

Vineyard Gazette is Sold to Island Philanthropists

The Vineyard Gazette, the family-owned weekly newspaper that has been a prominent, much-decorated and enduring chronicle of Island life for 164 years, will be sold to new owners, the newspaper’s publisher Richard Reston announced today.

The buyers are Jerome and Nancy Kohlberg, longtime seasonal residents of the Island who live in and operate businesses from Mount Kisco, N.Y. The Kohlbergs have been quiet philanthropists on the Vineyard for many decades, especially in the areas of conservation and education.