11/17/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | An assortment of cheese and fruit available by special order through Marie Eiffel Market for Thanksgiving, or any celebration.

COURTESY PHOTO | An assortment of cheese and fruit available by special order through Marie Eiffel Market for Thanksgiving, or any celebration.

When the Island hunkers down for winter, seasonal eateries close but many cafés, restaurants and shops stay open and, along with community programs, will be serving over the long weekend. 

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12/21/16 4:30pm
DONA BERGIN PHOTO Christmas Island

DONA BERGIN PHOTO Christmas Island

You won’t find many restaurants open for Christmas Eve or Day, although the pickings get a bit better for New Year’s Eve. But with only two days left before Christmas, you still have a lot of choices here for those last minute gifts. (more…)

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01/22/16 4:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO An IGA worker restocked the milk supply late Friday afternoon.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | An IGA employee restocked the milk supply late Friday afternoon.

As  the winter storm made its way toward New York, Shelter Islanders prepared for what is now predicted to be between 5 to 9 inches of the white stuff, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)

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01/15/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO| The United States Postal Service Long Island District Manager wrote to the Reporter this week..

REPORTER FILE PHOTO| The United States Postal Service Long Island District Manager wrote to the Reporter this week..

From the post office
To the Editor:
The Postal Service is proud to be part of the Shelter Island community, where records of postal operations date back to 1846.
As the Postal Service Long Island District Manager, my commitment to you is professional, reliable and courteous service.

Upon learning about recent mail issues on Shelter Island, I immediately visited both post offices here. I am glad I made the trip. (more…)