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REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the April 27 session of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for this session.

Sofia Morales-Barranco of Shelter Island was fined $100 plus a state surcharge of $93 for not being a licensed driver. A right-of-way violation was dismissed as covered in the plea.

Victor A. Sacaquirin of Shelter Island was fined $300 plus $93 for being an unlicensed driver.

Lev Stravchinsky of Brooklyn was fined $750 plus $400 for driving while intoxicated. His license was revoked for six months and he received a one-year conditional discharge. Mr. Stravchinsky was assigned an ignition interlock device for six months. Other violations — making an unsafe start, speeding and failure to stop at a stop sign — were dismissed as covered in the plea.

Twelve cases were adjourned until later dates on the court’s calendar — 11 at the request of the defendants or their attorneys and one at the request of the court.

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BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kate Cunningham and Howard Johansen at Vue.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kate Cunningham and Howard Johansen at Vue.

Businesses are gearing up for the summer of 2015 to make our lives more interesting, easier and hopefully, a whole lot tastier. The biz buzz this year is on the new and the revamping of some old favorites, as well as the addition of several professional service providers. (more…)

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COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON
Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

It took months and covered continents.

Beginning in southern Italy, the voyage moved through Egypt, North Africa, Newfoundland, Connecticut, Texas, through eight more states until the long homecoming ended at the front door of a house in the Nassau County town of Hewlett. (more…)

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CLIFF CLARK PHOTO Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

CLIFF CLARK PHOTO
Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Mohammed Ali retained his world heavyweight boxing title by knocking out Sonny Liston in the first minute of the opening round in Lewiston, Maine. (more…)

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JULIE LANE PHOTO Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but the mathematics they learned to successfully complete their models. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents will get to view the projects and hear from the students on Friday between 1:15 and 2:30.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but mathematics. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents view the projects and hear from the today  between 1:15 and 2:30.

You can memorize times tables and various mathematical formulas, but fourth and fifth grade math and science teacher Michael Cox thought there must be a better way. (more…)