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10/04/14 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bang-bang play at first during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. From left, Mike Goodleaf, Kevin Dunning and George Kneeland.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Bang-bang play at first during the Over the Hill softball game Sunday. From left, Mike Goodleaf, Kevin Dunning and George Kneeland.

Powered by two home runs from Ken Lewis, and one each from Ian Weslek and Darrin Binder, plus the complete game pitching of right-hander Gunnar Wissemann on the SALT team, managed by Ed Brown and Skip Tuttle, manhandled the Sweet Tomato’s squad 22-14 at Fiske Field on Sunday. (more…)

09/12/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A view of the entrance to St. Gabriel's Retreat Center.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A view of the entrance to St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center.

My name is Christine Verity Monserrate and my father, James Verity, was the Passionist priest who founded St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center many years ago.

I recently spent time at St. Gabriel’s with my husband, Ricardo Monserrate, and our two sons, James and Gabriel. Our days there were some of the most special we have ever had as a family, not only because of the incredible beauty of the property, but also because of the undeniable sense that we were on holy ground. (more…)

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Questions of balance
To the Editor:
Can someone explain the sudden late summer installation of “No Parking” signs at Menhaden Lane? Also what is the definition of “the high water mark” when it comes to police enforcement?

Where is the balance, legal and practical, between the common good and individual privilege? If access to public property is allowed to be reduced without a tough challenge, is it a collective loss?
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Shelter Island (more…)