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04/18/16 10:00am
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Goat Hill grief
To the Editor:
My response to the April 7 letter to the editor about the situation at the Shelter Island Country Club (“New leadership for Goat Hill”) is: good grief! And I was not the only person taken aback.

How could this possibly happen? Perhaps it is now time for the county or state to take over this historical gem. It’s such a travesty. Apparently, the golf course itself is a total disaster. The clubhouse is in pretty good shape from what I have been told. (more…)

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04/08/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A letter writer says there should be new leadership at the Shelter Island Country Club.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |A letter writer says there should be new leadership at the Shelter Island Country Club.

New leadership  for Goat Hill
To the Editor:
As a former grounds superintendent and member of the Shelter Island Country Club (SICC), I was disheartened to see the most recent photos of the golf course greens. They are in terrible shape! Judging by the photos, they are riddled with snow mold (fungus), lacking proper nutrients, basic mowing, as well as mechanical practices (aeration, thatch removal, etc.). (more…)

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04/04/16 10:00am
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Perfect opportunity
To the Editor:
I just read the article in the Reporter concerning possible $450,000 in grants proposed to the town to repair Shelter Island’s roads (“Hitting the Roads,” March 24).

I am surprised to read that the Island’s roads were declared “the best in Suffolk county” and would question the criteria used to make that determination. Were the roadway needs beyond those of car drivers considered in this evaluation? (more…)

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02/18/16 2:00pm
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Senior transportation
To the Editor:
A senior client who uses the Shelter Island Senior Transportation program expressed her concern upon hearing that there would be no more money for rides until April 1, 2016. This is a valid concern deserving explanation. (more…)

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01/29/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

No last call
To the Editor:
As I write this through tears of sadness and tears of joy, I’m constantly reminded of my dear friend and mentor, Ben Jones.

I asked Southold dispatch to send out a page that stated “Ben Jones, Medic 1, has responded to his last alarm.” (more…)