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01/27/15 4:10pm

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO| Freshly plowed North Brander Parkway.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO| Freshly plowed North Brander Parkway.

As the fierce storm wound down and lost steam around 3 p.m. after blowing through the Island for more than 24 hours, Shelter Island Highway Department crews were on the roads and streets of the Island putting down a sand/salt mix, Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said. (more…)

01/23/15 4:30pm

 

COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

Back in the 1940s, motion pictures reigned supreme as America’s most popular form of art and entertainment. Although a brand new medium called television was edging onto the cultural landscape, it would not become a dominant force until the next decade. (more…)

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01/21/15 12:00pm

 

 FILE PHOTO |Newly elected US Congressman Lee Zeldin addressing his supporters on election night at Suffolk County Republican Headquarters.

FILE PHOTO |Newly elected US Congressman Lee Zeldin addressing his supporters on election night at Suffolk County Republican Headquarters.

Below is a statement from Congressman Lee Zeldin, responding to President Obama’s State of the Union speech last night.

Tonight, during President Obama’s 7th State of the Union, he stood before America to share his priorities for 2015. (more…)

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01/20/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Town Engineer John Cronin says the need for information from well testing is critical.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Town Engineer John Cronin says the need for information from well testing is critical.

Students, staff and teachers at the Shelter Island School in the 1980s will remember informative signs that the water was unsafe for drinking. When an addition was put on the school in 1992, one of the requirements for construction was that the school’s well had to be relocated. (more…)