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09/21/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fresh Pond

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fresh Pond

Think clearly on Novak purchase
To the Editor:
I have for a number of weeks read with great interest about the shifting arguments — pro and con — in using CPF funds to purchase the Novak property abutting Fresh Pond.

They seem to run the gamut. The purchase will provide access for the public; or provide access for equipment that might be used to dredge the pond (an unlikely event); or it might restore the pond so that those with memories of skimming the span of the pond with rope a la Tarzan can do so once again. (more…)

Featured Story
09/07/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Meet and greet
To the Editor:
On behalf of the Shelter Island Republican Committee, we invite you to a meet and greet at the Shelter Island Country Club’s Flying Goat restaurant on Saturday, September 8, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (more…)

Featured Story
09/03/18 11:00am
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 pictorial map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.

Good enough for him
To the Editor:
In light of last week’s “harelegger” article (“New take on origin of ‘hareleggers,’” August 30) and the explanation of usage by Reverend Daniel Lord, pastor of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church in the 1800s, here is another take on the subject. (more…)

Featured Story
07/23/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Suggestions for bike lanes
To the Editor:
I recently read the Reporter’s article on the bike lane issue (“Safer biking?” July 5).

The article ended by asking for Assemblyman Thiele to hear community suggestions. As we are depending on our failing political system and current politicians, I think we should address our new commuter bike lanes with Shelter Island community labor. (more…)