11/01/18 12:24pm

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A panel discussion on the meaning of the First Amendment was held October 25 at the library. From left, Town Councilman Paul Shepherd, Professor of Law Thomas Schweitzer, Reporter Editor Ambrose Clancy, educator Barbara Barnes and journalist Gary Paul Gates.

The Shelter Island Library hosted a lively discussion on press freedoms on Thursday, October 25. 

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12/10/16 3:00pm
PHOTO: Diana Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images James G. Watt, Ronald Reagan's pick to head the Department of the Interior, was named by Time magazine as one of the worst Cabinet secrataries ever.

PHOTO: Diana Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
James G. Watt, Ronald Reagan’s pick to head the Department of the Interior, was named by Time magazine as one of the worst Cabinet appointments ever.

There’s no doubt that the next Leader of the Free World is having a jolly time of it as he moves, with Trumpian gusto and flourish, through his two-month interlude as President-elect. (more…)

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02/25/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr.

Rest easy, Shelter Island residents. There are no “plumes” — specific trails of contaminated material — from the Town Recycling Center making their way into the Island’s groundwater.

So say the two men in charge — Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and Town Engineer John Cronin. (more…)