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01/23/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Three astronauts — Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died during a launch pad rehearsal when the Apollo 1 command module caught fire. (more…)

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10/02/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

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Why ban the bags?
To the Editor:
The Reporter’s September 24 editorial, “Ban the bags,” should remind us of the need to revisit this issue as it applies to Shelter Island. Before considering the pros and cons, just think of the volume of products sold at BJ’s and Costco, all of which are carried away without the use of any bag provided by the business. And what has happened? No meltdown that’s for sure. (more…)

02/07/15 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG today for its proposed rate hikes.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG today for its proposed rate hikes.

While town officials continue to hail a good relationship with PSEG and express optimism about finding an acceptable solution to providing reliable backup power to the Island, neighbors to our north and south are not so happy. (more…)