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06/15/15 12:00pm
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC | A meeting of minds on the water crisis in the Peconic estuary was held Thursday in Hauppaugue.

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC | A meeting of minds on the water crisis in the Peconic estuary was held Thursday in Hauppaugue.

Mystery — if there was really a question — solved.

County lawmakers, scientists and environmentalists all agree nitrogen overloading in local waterways is the main contributor to the recent die-off of fish and turtles in the Peconic estuary. (more…)

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03/03/15 8:00am
JEN NUZZO PHOTO | The New York State Department of Public Service held a public meeting Thursday at the Riverhead Free Library to discuss PSEG's rate increase plan.

JEN NUZZO PHOTO | The New York State Department of Public Service held a public meeting Monday at the Riverhead Free Library to discuss PSEG’s rate increase plan.

Long Islanders are blasting PSEG Long Island’s proposed rate increase plan and say current utility costs are already too high. (more…)

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12/08/14 12:00pm
AJ RYAN, STRINGER NEWS SERVICE PHOTO Southold Police say this pickup truck driven by marine contractor John Costello was involved in Saturday night’s fatal crash in Greenport. Mr. Costello is accused of driving while intoxicated and could face other charges.

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Southold Police say this pickup truck driven by marine contractor John Costello was involved in Saturday night’s fatal crash in Greenport. Mr. Costello is accused of driving while intoxicated and could face other charges.

Marine contractor John Costello Sr., 71, was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated after a fatal car crash in Greenport that killed a 34-year-old of Peconic man.

Miguel Bartolone,  a passenger in a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Oseas Ramirez,  later died at Stony Brook University Hospital. (more…)

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09/18/14 2:00pm
GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.

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…)

05/01/14 6:29pm
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)

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…)