Featured Story
01/06/15 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG today for

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG for not being answerable to the public.

Criticizing PSEG operations on Long Island, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) called  for steps to establish effective checks and balances on the electric utility no matter who manages it. (more…)

Featured Story
12/29/14 8:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A PSEG sponsored tour by public officials and residents of a Jamesport substation in July only solidified growing opposition to building a similar facility here.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
A PSEG sponsored tour by public officials and residents of a Jamesport substation in July only solidified growing opposition to building a similar facility here.

It was going to take just a couple of months.

That’s what Islanders were told in April 2013, when LIPA announced it was preparing to drill a tunnel from Crescent Beach to Greenport and run electric cables through it to provide permanent backup power to the Island. (more…)

Featured Story
12/18/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Councilman Peter Reich back in December 2004 pointed to problems with the Town Hall structure that were threatening use of the building unless the Town Board allocated money for needed repairs.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

“Goldfinger” premiered in United States movie houses. (more…)

Featured Story
10/29/14 10:16am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board heard a request for information from PSEG Tuesday at its work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board heard a request for information from PSEG Tuesday at its work session. From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown.

A resident who had been in the forefront questioning PSEG’s plans to construct a substation on the Island for backup electricity needs asked the Town Board Tuesday for an explanation of the power company’s silence on the issue. (more…)

Featured Story
09/12/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

September 11, 2001

If President Franklin Roosevelt declared Pearl Harbor as a day that would live in infamy, for those too young to remember that attack,  September 11, 2001, the day thousands died in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Buildings, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, was a day that continues to haunt people worldwide who are still engaged in a war against terrorist activities. (more…)