You’ll never be accepted unless you live there.
That was the advice I got from some on the North Fork before transferring from the Times Review Mattituck office to Shelter Island.
Undaunted, I made the change and on December 1, 2011, started my tenure here.
Forewarned, why did I take the assignment? (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | PSEG trucks on the job.
PSEG officials have reached no decision about whether to push forward with a substation on Shelter Island or cables linking the Island to the North Fork.
But they will make the call even in the face of community opposition, believing they have legal standing to act. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Shelter Island varsity basketball team of 1994-95 finished its season with a blowout of Mercy with a 78-38 score in its undefeated season that resulted in a league championship.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
France performed an underground nuclear test in Algeria. (more…)
This week’s story (“Heights left holding the (mail) bag”) about post offices allowing customers to use the post office street address along with post office box numbers said the new service was being implemented at the Center Post Office, but not in the Heights. That information was originally provided by the Postal Service, but a follow up message saying neither Post Office would be offering the service at this time was not received because of a technical voice mail system error.
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
The Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund has brought in more than $1 billion to East End towns since its inception in 1999, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (more…)