GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.
No, a scene from a dramatic action movie wasn’t being filmed in Greenport Harbor on Monday.
What happened was this: After six people were flung from a speeding powerboat that had turned sideways, two strangers who live on opposite sides of the bay played integral roles in rescuing the victims and ensuring safety in the harbor by bringing the runaway boat to a halt. (more…)
The Shelter Island Reporter and its sister papers The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review became the first weeklies invited to participate in the Newseum’s online display of front pages Thursday. (Credit: Newseum)
Displayed on the Newseum’s website today are the front pages of nearly 900 newspapers from 69 countries around the world.
Scrolling through the gallery of covers, just below the Daily News and The New York Times, you’ll find the Shelter Island Reporter. Also in the gallery, which is updated each day by the Washington, D.C. museum, are The Suffolk Times and Riverhead News-Review.
The three newspapers, all published by Times/Review Newsgroup of Mattituck, are the first weekly newspapers displayed in the online front page tribute, the museum confirmed Thursday. (more…)
School district administrators and teachers gathered Thursday at Stony Brook University for a panel discussion about”Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School.” Book co-author and education advocate Michael Fullan joined the panel via Skype. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The leaders of three local school districts have partnered up to expand educational opportunities within their schools in the midst of mandates coming down from Albany as part of what’s known as the Common Core State Standards.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dragging for ticks at Mashomack last summer to determine the number of insects in the field.
Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), who represents Shelter Island, is sponsoring a bill to create a tick control advisory committee. (more…)
FILE PHOTO | Check back for school updates.
Updates on school closings, delays, early dismissals and event cancellations: (more…)