09/19/16 8:00am
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO |A new septic system servicing the school and the Legion Hall will help protect our ground and surface waters.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO |A new septic system servicing the school and the Legion Hall will help protect our ground and surface waters.

Fred Thiele delivers
At Monday’s press conference in front of the American Legion Hall announcing that $500,000 would be flowing from state coffers to the town and the Shelter Island School District, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) noted that he knows where Shelter Island is. (more…)

09/12/16 8:00am
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION Ken and Jeanne Woods were named the Reporter's People of the year for 2015

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION
Ken and Jeanne Woods were named the Reporter’s People of the year for 2015.

Every year at this time we use this space to ask Reporter readers to nominate candidates for our Person (or people) of the Year issue coming in January

With their heartfelt nominations, our readers have always played perhaps the most important role in the selection process. Last year they helped us choose from a wide array of worthy recipients, including public officials, educators and volunteers who ensure the Island community remains a caring place. (more…)

09/04/16 1:00pm
PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK

PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK

There was a time when newspapers and other media outlets were strongly encouraged to provide online readers with as many avenues as possible to leave comments. Message boards are the future, we were told, and you should make it as easy as possible for people to start a dialogue on your website. (more…)