08/27/18 12:00pm
TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

TERRY BROCKBANK PHOTO
Tod Engle and Kathy Dyas-Brockbank rehearsing.

In the days immediately following the 9/11 attacks, the task of memorializing the many who perished fell in some cases to those grieving multiple losses.

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01/27/18 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Dering Harbor Village Hall.

The Village of Dering Harbor might have saved residents a significant amount of money had research been conducted earlier into options for replacement of the municipal water tank, an aging steel structure that sprang 20 new leaks during the deep freeze earlier this month, a new report concluded. (more…)

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01/08/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.

When three write-in candidates ousted the entire slate of incumbent trustees in the Village of Dering Harbor election in June the state’s smallest municipality went a bit bonkers. (more…)

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12/29/17 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Receiver of Taxes Annmarie Seddio.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Receiver of Taxes Annmarie Seddio.

Local property taxes for 2018 aren’t due until January 10 — for the first-half payment, May 31 for the second-half.

But that hasn’t stopped Shelter Islanders from joining other New Yorkers in delivering payments early in the hope of being able to write them off against their 2017 income taxes. (more…)