12/22/14 12:00pm
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Misdirected mail continues to be a problem for many Shelter Islanders who are still being told that not only doesn’t their ZIP code exist, but, in some cases, the entire town doesn’t exist.

Despite efforts of postmasters in the Center and Heights post offices to redirect mail between the two sites, there continue to be reports from residents about mail not received. (more…)

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12/19/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Carter Dan Binder says goodbye to legal battle.

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Carter Dan Binder says goodbye to legal battle.

 

Exactly a year to the day after a summons and complaint were filed in Suffolk County Civil Supreme Court charging that carter Dan Binder was purposely trying to mislead customers about who was handling pickup and disposal of their refuse, the case ended with a whimper in the same court on Tuesday. (more…)

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12/19/14 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Islander Michael McNemar was released on $100 bail at Riverhead Courthouse on Wednesday.

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Islander Michael McNemar was released on $100 bail at Riverhead Courthouse on Wednesday.

Michael McNemar, 43, of Shelter Island is free on $100 bail after a hearing on an alleged probation violation was put off in Suffolk County Criminal Court in Riverhead Wednesday. He is due back in court January 29. (more…)

12/18/14 4:30pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Bounty of the season. A holiday cheese basket on display at Table of Content General Store in the Center.

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Bounty of the season. A holiday cheese basket on display at Table of Content General Store in the Center.

There’s plenty of holiday bustle around the Island leading up to Christmas.

Retailers have stocked shelves with gifts to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. But if you’re planning Christmas dinner here, it better be at home or with friends or relatives, because no Island restaurants will be serving on the 25th. (more…)

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12/18/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

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Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

“Goldfinger” premiered in United States movie houses. (more…)