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Support our troops
To the Editor:
Throughout the year, members of the Shelter Island American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary send out thank you letters and care packages to our active duty service members. We are in the process of updating our mailing list and would like to include anyone who is from Shelter Island, or who has family living on Shelter Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
A high profile $211 million local business and tourism advertising campaign championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo lacks the performance measures needed to determine if the spending has been a wise decision, according to an audit released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty has joined other local Long Island officials pressing the governor for state money for infrastructure repairs.
Elected leaders from across Suffolk are demanding more state funding to help repair roads severely damaged during a cold and snowy winter. (more…)
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s imposition of a New Jersey utility, PSEG, on Long Island has had terrible results. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island School Board of Education member Elizabeth Melichar discussed the difficult options presented by Common Core testing.
Board of Education member Al Brigham’s son opted out of taking Common Core Standards tests administered this month with his father’s approval.
“It was really up to him,” said Mr. Brigham, who teaches in Hampton Bays. (more…)