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09/07/18 12:00pm

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Alexander J. Budd
Alexander J. Budd of Shelter Island died on Friday, August 31, 2018. He was 97 years old.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated on September 4 at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Church on Shelter Island, officiated by Father Peter DeSanctis.

Interment followed at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Cemetery. (more…)

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08/22/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The Town Board expects to look at a draft resolution that would authorize Fire Marshall Arthur Bloom, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., and Animal Control Officer Beau Payne to issue summonses for code violations. (more…)

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08/10/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO View from Vincent Novak’s backyard overlooking Fresh Pond.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
View from Vincent Novak’s backyard overlooking Fresh Pond.

Best deal no deal?
To the Editor:
Here are some observations on the proposed Novak property land purchase (“Fight over public funds for Fresh Pond,” August 2).

1. The intended purchase is for a .5-acre land parcel on Fresh Pond. (more…)

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08/02/18 8:00am

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There has been a lot of talk about improving medical services for Islanders and visitors, Councilman Jim Colligan said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, but the time has come for a meeting with the doctors who have offices at the Medical Center Building so  needs aren’t duplicated and services are extended. (more…)

07/18/18 8:00am
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Lifesavers Gary Cardillo, left, and Brian Lechamanski.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO
Lifesavers Gary Cardillo, left, and Brian Lechamanski.

Sometimes things are not what they seem.

For instance, I have been taking courses for 60 years to prepare for the day when I can help someone who has a sudden medical problem. I always wanted to be ready, to be the hero, to save someone’s life. I knew it would be the greatest gift I could ever give. (more…)