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01/10/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 3.

COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 3.

Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2018 agenda last Wednesday outlining initiatives that, if realized, could affect Shelter Island, including calls to address the opioid issue, immigrants’ rights and environmental issues. (more…)

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12/29/17 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Receiver of Taxes Annmarie Seddio.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Receiver of Taxes Annmarie Seddio.

Local property taxes for 2018 aren’t due until January 10 — for the first-half payment, May 31 for the second-half.

But that hasn’t stopped Shelter Islanders from joining other New Yorkers in delivering payments early in the hope of being able to write them off against their 2017 income taxes. (more…)

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10/16/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo

COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.

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