09/03/17 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | Myla and Leonardo Dougherty and red-tailed hawk with handler Jim MacDougall at Saturday’s Green Expo.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO | Myla and Leonardo Dougherty and red-tailed hawk with handler Jim MacDougall at Saturday’s Green Expo.

There were so many things to do here this past weekend. The Island was very busy with something for everyone. And it almost felt like it was the last weekend of the summer, even though Labor Day was yet to come.

It may be that schools are starting earlier or that parents want to get their kids ready for those schools that begin immediately after Labor Day. (more…)

08/24/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss will perform in concert on September 3 at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. The concert is part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 40th anniversary celebration featuring returning audience favorites.

GO GREEN

Want to learn about the animals we share our Island with or find out how to improve your septic system to help preserve our aquifer and bays, and protect the Island for future generations?  (more…)

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10/02/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Why ban the bags?
To the Editor:
The Reporter’s September 24 editorial, “Ban the bags,” should remind us of the need to revisit this issue as it applies to Shelter Island. Before considering the pros and cons, just think of the volume of products sold at BJ’s and Costco, all of which are carried away without the use of any bag provided by the business. And what has happened? No meltdown that’s for sure. (more…)

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01/09/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Joy
To the Editor:
I want to sincerely thank the carolers who came to my home on December 22. You brought a lot of joy to me during a lonely time of year.

I am sorry that Max caused such a commotion after you sang. It truly was an exciting night.

I also want to thank the Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy for remembering the true meaning of Christmas in your greeting in the Reporter. In these days of political correctness and not wanting to offend anyone you had the Nativity scene. Thank you.
IRENE BYINGTON
Shelter Island

Cloud of misery
To the Editor:
This is my response to the one “pitiful” letter in the December 25 edition of the Reporter [see Your Letters, “One pitiful display”]. (more…)