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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…)

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03/02/15 8:00am
Clarissa Williams

Clarissa Williams

Cheers, Clarissa
To the Editor:
I took note of the unfortunate death of Clarissa Williams and wanted to tell a short story. Clarissa was one of the great personalities on Shelter Island. I knew her well before she went to work at Pat and Steve’s and there is little doubt that she was a very important part of their great success. (more…)

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02/20/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

A final wish
To the Editor:
I wish to thank all of my friends, customers, co-workers and neighbors for making me a part of their families and lives. I shall miss each and every one of you and wish all the very best of health, prosperity and happiness.

CLARISSA WILLIAMS
Shelter Island

Editor’s Note: The much-loved Ms. Williams died February 17. (more…)