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09/19/16 4:30pm
 COURTESY PHOTO |Congressman Lee Zeldin.

COURTESY PHOTO |Congressman Lee Zeldin.

East End Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who represents Shelter Island, made waves on social media Monday with a tweet connecting the Chelsea bombing arrest to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

“Suspect in custody. You are welcome Colin Kaepernick,” read a tweet from @leezeldin, one of two Twitter accounts in the first-term congressman’s name. (more…)

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09/04/16 10:29am
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

Coastal flooding and strong winds remain the biggest threat to Shelter Island as the effects of Tropical Storm Hermine are expected to be felt overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a tropical storm warning for the area. (more…)

08/30/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO A new memorial rock in memory of Thomas Cutinella outside the Shoreham-Wading River football field.

COURTESY PHOTO A new memorial rock in memory of Thomas Cutinella outside the Shoreham-Wading River football field.

I remember the day I became a registered organ donor. I was 23 years old and a few months removed from leaving the State of New York for sunny Southern California.

It was the day I received my new driver’s license, which so conveniently lists your weight in California, as if regular ol’ folks like myself who’d moved to Hollywood needed any added incentive to feel like outcasts. The license also featured a circle for organ donation, on which residents who chose to opt-in to that state’s registry placed a bright pink sticker. (more…)

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07/25/16 8:00am
VERA CHINESE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin speaks to reporters and concerned members of the public at a press conference on helicopter noise at Southold Town Hall in March 2015.

VERA CHINESE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin speaks to reporters and concerned members of the public at a press conference on helicopter noise at Southold Town Hall in March 2015.

Congressman Lee Zeldin came out blasting Saturday night against a four-year extension of the Federal Aviation Administration’s current New York North Shore Helicopter Route, which he called “unresponsive bureaucracy at its best.” (more…)