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04/20/17 8:00am

 

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport earned the highest grade in Suffolk County for patient safety, according to a recently released report from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that aims to improve the quality and safety of American health care. (more…)

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04/19/16 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Savings in employee benefits and rising property values combined for a reduction in next year’s tax rate, Mayor Tim Hogue told those attending the April 16 Dering Harbor Village Board meeting, adding that he anticipates the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by three residents. (more…)

10/10/15 8:00am
PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK | Airbnbs on the Island? Codger is on the case

PHOTO: IM FREE IMAGES/STOCK | Airbnbs on the Island? Codger is on the case

Codger hates to admit that he was shocked — shocked! —  to read last month that the Island shelters scores of unlicensed bed-and-breakfasts, but he has been stewing about it ever since.

Now, when he patrols the Rock with his canine escort, they are alert to the clues of underground rooming houses — flocks of cars in a driveway, moony couples eating banana cake on a porch, drifty shoulder-to-shoulder bicyclists, the clink of ice in newly installed wet bars. The dog takes notes. (more…)

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07/08/15 8:00am
Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr. gave the Town Board suggestions Tuesday on the best places to spend money promised by state representatives.

Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr. gave the Town Board suggestions Tuesday on the best places to spend money promised by state representatives.

New York State money totaling about $350,000 is ticketed for Shelter Island.

Supervisor Jim Dougherty announced at Tuesday’s Town Board work session he’d heard from Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) that $25,000 had been “locked up” for the Island. An additional $100,000 has been promised by the office of State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) for the Island. (more…)

03/28/15 3:00pm
RICHARD LOMUSCIO

RICHARD LOMUSCIO

I read with interest and can recommend the insert in last week’s Reporter, Northforker 50+.

It’s loaded with senior-sensitive ads as well as stories of seniors reinventing themselves after age 50. There’s also advice on dating, diet and exercise. (more…)