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04/14/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Making a world of difference
To the Editor:
I am writing to share the following: April 16 to 22 is National Student Leadership Week (NSLW). I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the efforts of our local leaders in the Shelter Island High School National Honor Society.

Since September, this group has spread positive attitudes with a “locker sticky note” campaign; stuffed 500 bags for the 5K breast cancer run; raised over $1,500 for Habitat for Humanity by sleeping in boxes outside overnight; collected 446 items for our food pantry; made $466 in Shamrock sales for the Muscular Dystrophy Association; and most recently, collected $1,528 for the American Cancer Society from the sale of a T-shirt in support of Mrs. Sharon Gibbs, with additional donations of over $800 thanks to the extremely generous theater patrons for “Curtains.” (more…)

03/22/17 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik said the school district has received a federal grant of $54,000.

JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik said the school district has received a federal grant of $54,000.

Board of Education members and attendees at Monday night’s meeting got a look at the new technology department program under the direction of Christopher Conrady.

Through a series of slides, he showed students building what will be a recording studio within the school; rebuilding small engines; working at the Coecles Harbor Marina & Boatyard; learning about large machinery at Marcello Masonry; and helping to repair fences, build benches and keep town parks maintained with the Highway Department. (more…)

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03/03/17 12:30pm

Not surprisingly, great teachers have generally had great teachers of their own — those who inspired them to pursue a career in education. That’s the case for the Reporter’s Person of the Year, Janine Mahoney. (more…)

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11/29/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Camp Quinipet hosted the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving crowd for a retreat during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Camp Quinipet hosted the Kids Need MoRE CampsGiving crowd for a retreat during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

While the holidays can be a time for merriment and relaxation for many, some families with members who have cancer may find the fast pace anything but restorative.

That’s what brought 56 people — all involved with Kids Need MoRE — to Camp Quinipet this past weekend to participate in a their annual CampsGiving program of fun, relaxation and restoration. (more…)

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06/17/16 8:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

Organizers of the 37th Annual Shelter Island 10K Run – 5K Run/Walk  are optimistic about the forecast for tomorrow’s race, with the weather gods on their side.

Last year was the first in the history of the race when the skies opened and it poured rain all day, but that didn’t stop the determined runners, walkers and Islanders who cheered them on. (more…)