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09/22/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Aerial view of Sylvester Manor that now has a listing on the New York State Historic Register. Staffers look to a future listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Aerial view of Sylvester Manor that now has a listing on the New York State Historic Register. Staffers look to a future listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

After more than a year of planning, paper work and coordination, Sylvester Manor has been added to the New York State Register of Historic Places. (more…)

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09/22/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | REPORTER FILE PHOTO Reminders of the summer of 2013 when Bortech undertook a project that failed to provide backup power to Shelter Island. And if there were disruptions at Crescent Beach, Southold residents were more disturbed than Islanders by noise and dirt the project generated.

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Reminders of the summer of 2013 when Bortech undertook a project that failed to provide backup power to Shelter Island. And if there were disruptions at Crescent Beach, Southold residents were more disturbed than Islanders by noise and dirt the project generated.

PSEG is re-examining the possibility of running a conduit containing cables under the water from Southhold Town to provide backup power to Shelter Island. (more…)

09/18/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO REPORTER FILE PHOTO Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance worker Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

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Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance employee Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

McClave Engineering workers have been working on the design for Shelter Island School’s new heating and ventilation system since June, but it will fall to voters Tuesday, September 23 to decide how the project gets financed.

If they approve a bond not to exceed $1.6295 million as the Board of Education recommends, the project will be paid for in installments over several years. (more…)

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09/17/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A 4-poster in use on Martha’s Vineyard back in 2004 when Shelter Island was first considering what to do about fighting its deer and tick problems.

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A 4-poster in use on Martha’s Vineyard back in 2004 when Shelter Island was first considering what to do about fighting its deer and tick problems.

50 Years Ago

Goldfinger, the latest in the James Bond series, debuted in movie houses

Bewitched starring Elizabeth Montgomery broadcast its first show on ABC

Fiddler on the Roof opened at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway

Country singer Trisha Yearwood was born

Irish dramatist Sean O’Casey died at age 84

And on Shelter Island … (more…)

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09/12/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

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Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

September 11, 2001

If President Franklin Roosevelt declared Pearl Harbor as a day that would live in infamy, for those too young to remember that attack,  September 11, 2001, the day thousands died in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Buildings, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, was a day that continues to haunt people worldwide who are still engaged in a war against terrorist activities. (more…)