12/18/14 4:30pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Bounty of the season. A holiday cheese basket on display at Table of Content General Store in the Center.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Bounty of the season. A holiday cheese basket on display at Table of Content General Store in the Center.

There’s plenty of holiday bustle around the Island leading up to Christmas.

Retailers have stocked shelves with gifts to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. But if you’re planning Christmas dinner here, it better be at home or with friends or relatives, because no Island restaurants will be serving on the 25th. (more…)

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12/18/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

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Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

“Goldfinger” premiered in United States movie houses. (more…)

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12/17/14 10:25am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | New legislation is afoot to protect pets from unnecessary piercings and taggings.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | New legislation is afoot to protect pets from unnecessary piercings and taggings.

Increased protection by the state for pets might be in the cards.

State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) has co-sponsored legislation that would prohibit “the unnecessary piercing and tattooing of cats, dogs, and all other pets for purely cosmetic purposes for the pleasure of the owner, except under limited circumstances,” according to Mr. LaValle’s office. (more…)