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10/31/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Some freaks never go out of style. Frankenstein was popular in 1994 and remains a crowd pleaser today.

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Some freaks never go out of style. Frankenstein was popular in 1994 and remains a crowd pleaser today.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

An irreplaceable collection of gems, including the Star of India, was stolen from the American Museum of Natural History with Jack Murphy, “Murph the Surf,” former surfing champion, musician, artist and convicted murderer arrested the following day. (more…)

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10/31/14 12:00pm
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport could soon become part of a larger hospital system.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO
Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport could soon become part of a larger hospital system.

If a partnership agreement is inked between huge up-island facilities and the two East End hospitals, it’s obvious health care here will change.

The questions are how, and how much. (more…)

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10/30/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club is no longer host to the Fairway at Goat Hill, a one-summer restaurant that operator Dan Murray has opted not to continue next season.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Country Club is no longer host to the Fairway at Goat Hill, a one-summer restaurant that operator Dan Murray has opted not to continue next season.

It might seem like a headline from last spring, but the Shelter Island Country Club Board of Directors is once again hunting for someone to manage the restaurant after a disappointing year for Dan Murray who ran the Fairway at Goat Hill this summer. (more…)

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10/29/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Town Engineer John Cronin has written to County Executive Steve Bellone to keep Shelter Island in the running for free septic upgrades.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Town Engineer John Cronin has written to County Executive Steve Bellone to keep Shelter Island in the running for free septic upgrades.

Shelter Island Town Engineer John Cronin has a better idea.

When Suffolk County announced it would make 19 alternative wastewater treatment systems available without cost and with a five-year free maintenance contract, Island officials were skeptical it would benefit the Island. (more…)