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10/31/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Center Post Office.

Unacceptable
To the Editor:
I was so upset over the editorial (“How to lose friends and alienate voters,” October 16), I forced myself to wait awhile before writing. (more…)

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10/29/14 10:16am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board heard a request for information from PSEG Tuesday at its work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board heard a request for information from PSEG Tuesday at its work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

A resident who had been in the forefront questioning PSEG’s plans to construct a substation on the Island for backup electricity needs asked the Town Board Tuesday for an explanation of the power company’s silence on the issue. (more…)

10/28/14 12:00pm

 

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

SUSAN SHROTT PHOTO
This is one of Susan’s Vanda orchids, a glorious purple in full bloom.

Moving indoors now, we can spend some time on worthwhile houseplants to entertain us through the colder months. One of my favorite houseplants  is the  orchid and Susan Schrott, an almost-full-time Islander, loves them even more than I do. (more…)

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10/28/14 10:00am

 

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Nicholas Young, 13, has qualified to play in the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament  in May.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO
Nicholas Young, 13, has qualified to play in the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament in May.

The varsity golf team finished their season this past week with the Suffolk County High School Golf Tournament held Monday, October 27 at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Riverhead. (more…)

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10/27/14 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at Town Hall Monday with word that a state assistance program will bring funds to the Highway Department. From left, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr., Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at Town Hall Monday with word that a state assistance program will bring funds to the Highway Department. From left, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr., Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) was at Town Hall Monday morning to announce that  $125,000 in funds for road resurfacing would be coming from the state.

The money is part of the “Community Capital Assistance Program” that would be used for Island roads.