03/19/14 10:19am
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Harry Brigham at the Shelter Island Country Club bar will be taking over the general manager’s spot for the club.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Harry Brigham at the Shelter Island Country Club bar will be taking over the general manager’s spot for the club.

Restaurateur Dan Murray from Poxabogue Golf Center’s Fairway Restaurant in Bridgehampton will be extending his franchise this year, taking the helm of the Shelter Island Country Club restaurant. (more…)

02/12/14 1:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Becky Smith, The Shelter Island Florist, has some tips on choices for Valentine's Day.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Becky Smith, The Shelter Island Florist, has some tips on choices for Valentine’s Day.

Don’t buy your Valentine red roses unless that’s his/her flower of choice.

That’s the advice of Shelter Island Florist Becky Smith who said red roses are “the biggie” for Valentine’s Day. But if your Valentine prefers yellow roses, for example, stick with what you know they like, Ms. Smith said. (more…)

01/27/14 5:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Drill rigs rusting at Crescent Beach last Autumn during botched efforts to run an electric cable between the North Fork and the Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Drill rigs rusting at Crescent Beach last Autumn during botched efforts to run an electric cable between the North Fork and the Island.

There’s no start date and there might not even be a plan.

The LIPA cable project that ground to a halt after months of missed deadlines, botched work, cost overruns and cheery reports that all was well, is now in the hands of the new power provider, PSEG. (more…)

01/17/14 3:00pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO The ZBA was poised to approve a special permit to renovate this house at 54G West Neck Road, but require an air conditioner and generator to be placed to the left of the property.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The ZBA was poised to approve a special permit to renovate this house at 54G West Neck Road, but require an air conditioner and generator to be placed to the left of the property.

The Zoning Board of Appeals is expected to approve a special permit for Andreas Hommert to renovate a house at 54G West Neck Road at its January 22 meeting, but turn down a request to locate an air conditioning unit and generator in a lean-to attached to the back of the house. (more…)