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06/15/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |A summer to remember. Bucks GM Dave Gurney, left, with his guests for the summer, Max Watt, middle, and Trevor Freeman a year ago. Both players have been drafted by Major League teams.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |A summer to remember. Bucks GM Dave Gurney, left, with his guests for the summer, Max Watt, middle, and Trevor Freeman a year ago. Max was recently drafted by the Red Sox.

Although almost year has passed since six foot nine inch pitcher Max Watt last pitched for the Shelter Island Bucks, his shadow still looms large on Shelter Island.

The right-handed hurler from Babylon was the first of three former Island players selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, along with 2013 teammates Alex Katz and Mike Wallace. Katz was taken in the 27th round by the Chicago White Sox and Wallace in the 30th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. (more…)

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05/28/15 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ethiopian Atalalech Katema won the Shelter Island 10k for the third successive time in 2005.

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Ethiopian Atalalech Katema won the Shelter Island 10k women’s division for the third successive time in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

A methane gas explosion occurred in a mine near Dhaibad, India, killing 375 people and injuring hundreds more. (more…)

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05/08/15 4:41pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Greenport man charged with Leandra's Law violation; aggravated DWI

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Greenport man charged with Leandra’s Law violation; aggravated DWI

Shelter Island Police arrested a 30-year-old Greenport man at about 8 p.m. Thursday, May 7, charging him with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated  and, under Leandra’s Law, endangering the welfare of an 11-year-old  child in the vehicle at the time. (more…)