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05/18/17 8:00am
Word has come that one of the most dedicated firefighters in Shelter Island history has passed away.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Shelter Island honored its bravest Saturday night at The Pridwin.

Mike Johnson, known by generations of Shelter Island school children as “Fire Marshal Mike” for his entertaining and effective teaching of fire prevention and how to save lives, was named Firefighter of the Year for the second time. (more…)

03/24/17 2:00pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A male wood duck in his spring finery

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A male wood duck in his spring finery

The forecaster’s last two snow predictions were wrong  even though it still felt that winter, like a gloomy houseguest, had moved in for good. But spring has sprung, at least according to the calendar, arriving on Monday.

How soon we forget that spring  is, among other things, the season that requires patience to appreciate. (more…)

03/03/17 10:00am
TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Demonstrators on Main Street in Riverhead recently demanding a face-to-face town hall meeting with Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).

TIMES REVIEW PHOTO Demonstrators on Main Street in Riverhead recently demanding a face-to-face town hall meeting with Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).

Recently, one New York congressman spent about five hours hosting a pair of town hall meetings in his district. Another took to Facebook to explain why he has no interest in holding such an event. (more…)

01/27/17 10:00am
GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR PHOTO

GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR PHOTO

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Entering the White House with historically low approval ratings, President Trump has his work cut out for him to improve his popularity among many Americans. Several key issues essential to the East End will likely affect how locals view Mr. Trump and his administration over the next four or eight years. (more…)