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05/22/15 10:00am
CLIFF CLARK PHOTO Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

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Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Mohammed Ali retained his world heavyweight boxing title by knocking out Sonny Liston in the first minute of the opening round in Lewiston, Maine. (more…)

05/22/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but the mathematics they learned to successfully complete their models. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents will get to view the projects and hear from the students on Friday between 1:15 and 2:30.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but mathematics. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents view the projects and hear from the today  between 1:15 and 2:30.

You can memorize times tables and various mathematical formulas, but fourth and fifth grade math and science teacher Michael Cox thought there must be a better way. (more…)

05/19/15 9:39pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wine grin as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wide smile as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

Shelter Island residents gave a solid endorsement to the school district’s $11 million budget today and elected Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch to three-year terms on the Board of Education. (more…)

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05/19/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dragging for ticks at Mashomack to count the insects.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dragging for ticks at Mashomack to count the insects.

Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center has been the recipient of two contributions to support its efforts to educate the public about the illnesses and ways to diagnose and treat them as well as promoting collaboration among experts in the medical community. (more…)

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05/19/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Firefighter of the Year Warren Baker (left) accepts congratulations from First Assist Chief Greg Sulahian (center) and Second Assistant Chief Anthony Reiter.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Firefighter of the Year Warren Baker (left) accepts congratulations from First Assistant Chief Greg Sulahian (center) and Second Assistant Chief Anthony Reiter.

“It’s surreal. I’m still pinching myself.”

That’s how Warren Baker reacted to being named the Shelter Island Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year Saturday night. A few days later he was still walking on air after he was honored at the organization’s Annual Installation Dinner at the Pridwin Hotel. (more…)