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01/26/15 10:07am

 

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

Gary Gerth walked across the IGA parking lot about 8:30 this morning through a light, drifting snow.

He was going to stock up on milk and bread, but was the opposite of the paranoid, terrified man searching for the two staples in the viral YouTube video. (more…)

01/16/15 12:00pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a firm commitment to the community — meaning putting its money where its mouth is — the Town Board allocated funds for a town social worker in its 2015 budget. (more…)

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01/13/15 4:30pm
JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services without cost to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

JOANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Social worker Jennifer Olsen is offering her services to Shelter Island residents in a ground-breaking program funded through the town’s 2015 budget.

In a unique town program, social worker Jennifer Olsen will be working about 12 hours a month this year helping Shelter Island families resolve problems by connecting them with resources specific to their needs. (more…)