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09/08/14 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Jim Colligan at home in Silver Beach in a rare moment of repose.

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Jim Colligan at home in Silver Beach in a rare moment of repose.

When Jim Colligan and his wife Margaret moved into their newly built home in the heart of Silver Beach in July 2007, a casual observer might have seen a couple ready to relax and enjoy some quality time after decades of military service, teaching school and raising three successful children. (more…)

08/01/14 1:34pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Representative Tim Bishop was forced to cancel an appearance at the Library.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Representative Tim Bishop was forced to cancel an appearance at the Library.

Congressman Tim Bishop’s appearance at the Shelter Island Library this evening at 7 p.m. has been cancelled.

Congress is still in session and Mr. Bishop has to be present in case legislation is to be voted on, according to the congressman’s office in Washington.

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07/10/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO One of many volunteers who staffed the Shelter Island Public Library in 1984, Dorothy Shaw was helping to prep for the 100th anniversary back then.

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One of many volunteers who staffed the Shelter Island Public Library in 1984, Dorothy Shaw was helping to prep for the 100th anniversary back then.

50 YEARS AGO
GOP chairman critical of Griffing appointments

Suffolk County Republican Chairman Arthur Cromarty in July 1964 criticized Evans K. Griffing for appointments to a commission formed to explore establishing a separate county for the East End Towns. (more…)

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07/03/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The old Shelter Island Library back in 1964 before it was replaced by today’s building that has since undergone its own expansion.

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The old Shelter Island Library back in 1964 before it was replaced by today’s building that has since undergone its own expansion.

50 YEARS AGO

A pair of heavy-duty pruning shears cut through wild shrubbery around the old Shelter Island Library revealed, 50 years ago, a building that was “a tumbling down shack with an expanded front, complete with decrepit stoop,” according to a Reporter editorial of the day. (more…)