REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island gears up for its annual fireworks show tonight, July 12.
A time to give
To the Editor
As we all look forward to the fireworks this Saturday, it has become apparent that many Shelter Island residents are not fully aware of the arrangements that the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has made to ensure that its annual fireworks show is going to be better than ever. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Mark Ketcham
Former Shelter Island Public Works Commissioner and Highway Superintendent Mark Ketcham, 57, has died, just days short of his 58th birthday. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | South Ferry President Cliff Clark provided this picture in February 1994, of the ice flow hampering efforts to keep traffic moving between Shelter Island and North Haven.
50 YEARS AGO
An editorial in the Reporter 50 years ago this month celebrated the fact that the Suffolk County Board of Supervisors allocated money to purchase land for public parks in nine of the county’s 10 town, excluding Shelter Island. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Road crews on the job during Tuesday’s storm.
In what is becoming a rare breather between onslaughts of snow, Shelter Island Highway Department Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said Thursday he anticipates having enough sand and salt to last out the winter season. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |Highway Department plows have been on the road since 4 a.m.
Although a look outdoors will reveal only a couple of inches of snow on the ground, Highway Department Superintendent Jay Card Jr. is warning there’s danger down below. (more…)