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Don and Corinne Dunning, and their dog, Wally, enjoying some couch time in the Shelter Island home they built. Don is holding their wedding portrait, which he carries in his wallet.
Don Dunning is a man who enjoys telling a story on himself. Like the time he walked into Fedi’s shortly after finding out he had been elected to the board of the Shelter Island Public Library, and ran into Mimi Brennan, the Dorothy Parker of the Island.
Mimi congratulated him. “I said I was kind of shocked because I don’t even read that much,” Don said, and Mimi cracked, “I was shocked too, because I didn’t think you could read.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Reporter took home four first place prizes awarded by the New York Press Association for journalism excellence.
The New York Press Association honored your hometown paper this past weekend with seven prizes for journalism excellence — including four first place prizes — at its annual conference in Saratoga Springs. (more…)
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC
BY RICHARD AMPER
On April 2, East Enders will be celebrating the Community Preservation Fund’s having generated more than a billion dollars and preserved more than 10,000 acres of open space and farmland.
Approved by voters in 1999, the CPF uses a small tax on real estate purchases to preserve land and protect water. It is arguably the most successful land preservation program in the country. (more…)
PETER WALDNER CARTOON
From the mind and pen of Peter Waldner, the Reporter’s award winning editorial cartoonist.
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The East Hampton Town Board is weighing public comments before voting on aircraft restrictions.
The battle over noise from helicopters flying between Manhattan and East Hampton Airport is reaching a governmental crescendo. (more…)