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10/24/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

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Shelter Island Historical Society trustees at gables construction on October 17: Thom Milton, secretary; Jean Dickerson, trustee; Chris Fokine, owner Fokine Construction; Nanette Lawrenson, Historical Society executive director; John D’Amato and Emil DiLollo, vice presidents.

The new Shelter Island History Center, being built to complement the Historical Society’s Havens House museum, is progressing nicely. (more…)

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12/12/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Making it clear
To the Editor:
Regarding last week’s letter (“Bones to Pick”), Mr. Evangelista either misunderstood my letter or I wasn’t clear.

My non-vote in last November’s election was to protest the Democratic Party strategy of distancing themselves from President Obama. I am against such a strategy that also has racial overtones. (more…)

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06/11/14 11:30am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO One of many summer programs that has been hosted at Camp Quinipet is this SigmaCamp program for students with advanced abilities in science and technology. The camp not only hosts other groups, but offers its own programs for both day and overnight campers.

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One of many summer programs that has been hosted at Camp Quinipet is  SigmaCamp  for students with advanced abilities in science and technology. The camp not only hosts other groups, but offers its own programs for both day and overnight campers.

Shelter Island is not only a paradise for adults, but also for children with a host of activities — everything from one-day to summer-long programs. But competition is stiff for many of the activities, so it’s important to make choices rapidly and get registered. (more…)

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05/28/14 10:15am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Steve Marron, supervisor of distribution planning for PSEG, made a proposal to the Town Board Tuesday for a substation off Route 114 next to the Historical Society.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Steve Marron, supervisor of distribution planning for PSEG, made a proposal to the Town Board Tuesday for a substation off Route 114 next to the Historical Society.

PSEG representatives made a strong pitch to the Town Board Tuesday to secure permission to build an electrical substation on town-owned property.

The preferred site is where the old highway barn once was, just north of the Historical Society’s Havens House off Route 114. (more…)

02/27/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Chris Lewis at home on South Ferry Road.

PETER BOODY PHOTO | Chris Lewis at home on South Ferry Road.

As a Town Board member for the past 12 years, Chris Lewis’s supporters say she has a knack for the perfect slam-dunk comment, the kind that takes a complex issue, applies common sense, and makes the solution seem obvious to everyone. (more…)