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03/30/15 12:39pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO Scott Murphy seeks approval from the ZBA to enlarge his house at 8 Chequit Avenue. The Heights Property Owners Corporation supports the application.

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Scott Murphy seeks approval from the ZBA to enlarge his house at 8 Chequit Avenue. The Heights Property Owners Corporation supports the application.

The Zoning Board of Appeals last Wednesday offered a mild reminder to Heights Property Owners Corporation general manager Stella Lagudis that when the organization renders an opinion of an application, it must clearly state whether it’s the product of the HPOC Board or a subcommittee. (more…)

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03/30/15 10:00am

 

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Don and Corinne Dunning, and their dog, Wally, enjoying some couch time in the Shelter Island home they built. Don is holding their wedding portrait, which he carries in his wallet.

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Don and Corinne Dunning, and their dog, Wally, enjoying some couch time in the Shelter Island home they built. Don is holding their wedding portrait, which he carries in his wallet.

Don Dunning is a man who enjoys telling a story on himself. Like the time he walked into Fedi’s shortly after finding out he had been elected to the board of the Shelter Island Public Library, and ran into Mimi Brennan, the Dorothy Parker of the Island.

Mimi congratulated him. “I said I was kind of shocked because I don’t even read that much,” Don said, and Mimi cracked, “I was shocked too, because I didn’t think you could read.” (more…)

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03/30/15 8:30am

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Reporter took home four first place prizes awarded by the New York Press Association for journalism excellence.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Reporter took home five first place prizes awarded by the New York Press Association for journalism excellence.

The New York Press Association honored your hometown paper this past weekend with eight prizes for journalism excellence — including five first place prizes — at its annual conference in Saratoga Springs. (more…)

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03/28/15 12:53pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Police Department led multiple law enforcement agencies in a five month long investigation that led to the arrest of three Islanders.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Police Department led multiple law enforcement agencies in a five month long investigation that led to the arrest of three Islanders.

The Shelter Island Police Department made three arrests on felony drug charges in a wide-ranging investigation that involved numerous agencies and took five months of investigation. (more…)

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03/27/15 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO It was 50 years ago that a deer, trying to jump over this car on Route 114, smashed the windshield and caused major damage to the vehicle, but the driver and passenger were uninjured.

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It was 50 years ago that a deer, trying to jump over this car on Route 114, smashed the windshield and caused major damage to the vehicle, but the driver and passenger were uninjured.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo was assassinated by members of the Ku Klux Klan in Selma, Alabama. (more…)