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03/24/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

No threat
To the Editor:
It befuddles why your editorial (“Vote no on extra transportation costs”, March 16), is painting the petition to transport students to Our Lady of the Hamptons (OLH) as an adversary of the school district budget. The proposed budget for 2017-18 is $11,291,936. The cost to transport students to OLH (if transportation is not shared with Hayground and Ross) is $65,736. That’s 0.58 percent, half of one percent, of the entire budget. To target this expense as the line item that will “break the bank” is sheer nonsense. We can do math. (more…)

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12/14/16 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Liss Larsen relaxing in the living room of her Shelter Island home. One of her photographs hangs on the wall behind her.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Liss Larsen relaxing in the living room of her Shelter Island home. One of her photographs hangs on the wall behind her.

Fans of HGTV might be somewhat surprised when they turn on the TV this Sunday evening to see a familiar locale featured on the screen.

“Island Life” is a program that profiles real people as they house hunt on the island of their dreams with a realtor and film crew in tow. Along the way, the subjects talk about their love for the location and visit some of the sites that make the place unique.

The show has highlighted a range of island dreamers by taking viewers to diverse locales — from Whidbey Island in the Pacific Northwest, to Nantucket off Cape Cod — while documenting their house hunting efforts.

And on Sunday, it will be time for Shelter Island’s close up. (more…)