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10/30/17 4:30pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher speaking after being honored in a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher speaking after being honored in a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Silver Beach resident and Forest Ranger Bryan Gallagher received a Certificate of Merit award at a ceremony at Brookhaven National Laboratory on October 26 marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy. (more…)

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10/27/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

A disaster waiting?
To the Editor:
Two weeks ago, another emergency was declared at the aging and faltering Dominion Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, just 17 miles from Shelter Island. The plant was evacuated until the explosive hydrogen gas was vented. (more…)

05/31/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Winners all are (from left) Matthew Strauss, Emma Teodoru, Jane Richards, Katharine Doyle and Luke Lowell-Liszanckie. The first four took home trophies from the Long Island Science Congress while the ASM International Long Island Chapter presented Luke with a $50 check for his science achievements.

COURTESY PHOTO Winners all. From lef, Matthew Strauss, Emma Teodoru, Jane Richards, Katharine Doyle and Luke Lowell-Liszanckie. The first four took home trophies from the Long Island Science Congress while the ASM International Long Island Chapter presented Luke with a $50 check for his science achievements.

Shelter Island students are among a small group statewide who have undertaken scientific explorations for which there was no technology even a few years ago.

Thanks to the cooperation of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the students are engaged in projects that will move scientific knowledge forward and put them on the road to careers where they can continue to provide new knowledge to the wider scientific community. (more…)

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04/24/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Expo 67, the World’s Fair, opened in Montreal with the date coinciding with the centennial of the Canadian Confederation.

Muhammad Ali refused military service and was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title for three years.

Fidel Castro announced all intellectual property belonged to the people and said Cuba would translate and publish technical literature without compensation.

Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.

The New York Knicks signed Bill Bradley to a four year $500,000 contract.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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12/06/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Senior division medalists at the 52ne annual Science Fair are (l-r) Kyle Burns, Luke Lowell-Liszanckie, Roilando Carbajal, Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher, Keith Taplin, Henry Binder, Lyng Coyne, Daniel Martin and Abigail Kotula. Ms. Gallagher took best in fair in the senior division that included students in grades nine through 12.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Senior division medalists at the 52ne annual Science Fair are (l-r) Kyle Burns, Luke Lowell-Liszanckie, Roilando Carbajal, Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher, Keith Taplin, Henry Binder, Lyng Coyne, Daniel Martin and Abigail Kotula. Ms. Gallagher took best in fair in the senior division that included students in grades nine through 12.

Young scientists displayed their talents Friday night at the Shelter Island School 52nd annual Science Fair. The fair was dedicated to teacher Sharon Gibbs, who is out on sick leave this year. (more…)