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04/03/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Readers weigh in on the ongoing fireworks issue.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Readers weigh in on the ongoing fireworks issue.

Full support
To the Editor:
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce applauds the efforts of Kelly and Brett Surerus, James Richardson and Carla Cadzin to promote and raise funds to ensure that the annual fireworks display continues.

Indeed, the fireworks show is an important event and tradition here and across the country, bringing together families and friends to celebrate and honor our heritage. (more…)

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03/27/15 2:00pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

South Ferry notice
To the Editor:
As of today and through the end of April you’ll notice numerous construction vehicles blocking regular access on the eastern lane of Route 114 by our North Haven slips. These vehicles are part of Verizon’s efforts to relocate an existing communications cable in anticipation of Suffolk County’s planned dredging of the area immediately around our slips next winter. (more…)

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03/20/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Fireworks last July over Crescent Beach. This year, the Chamber of Commerce has announced in a letter to the Reporter, there will be no fireworks display.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Fireworks last July over Crescent Beach. This year, the Chamber of Commerce has announced in a letter to the Reporter, there will be no fireworks display.

Fireworks given a pass
To the Editor:
Sadly, the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel its annual fireworks show for this summer. (more…)

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03/14/15 3:00pm
CHARLES TUMINO ILLUSTRATION | The Sylvester Manor staff thanks the community for supporting its program of the Blues and roots celebration the  weekend of February 28.

CHARLES TUMINO ILLUSTRATION | The Sylvester Manor staff thanks the community for supporting its program of the Blues and roots celebration the weekend of February 28.

Island welcome
To the Editor:
On February 27 Shelter Island warmed up a chilly Friday evening as Sylvester Manor celebrated worksong and the origins of the Blues at the Shelter Island Library. The next morning Islanders arrived with open hearts at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church for a community remembrance of the indentured and enslaved interred in the Sylvester Manor Burying Ground. (more…)