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07/16/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A 'bike route' but no 'bike lanes.'

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’

Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.

It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)

07/11/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO First hat in the ring for an appointment to replace Elizabeth Melichar on the Board of Education is Jason Lones’, seen here at Monday’s Board of Education meeting.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
First hat in the ring for an appointment to replace Elizabeth Melichar on the Board of Education is that of  Jason Lones, seen here at Monday’s Board of Education meeting.

With the resignation of Elizabeth Melichar from the Shelter Island Board of Education, as reported last week, Jason Lones said Monday night he plans to submit a letter indicating his interest in completing the final two years of her term. (more…)

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07/02/18 2:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Beatle John Lennon sold his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce.

Tennis greats Rod Laver and Billie Jean King prevailed in the Wimbledon Tennis finals with Mr. Laver beating Tony Roche and Ms. King winning over Judy Tegart.

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Wilt Chamberlain to the LA Lakers.

Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, was born in Los Angeles.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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06/24/18 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Lindsey Gallagher, the first Island woman across the finish line in the 2018 Shelter Island 10K.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Lindsey Gallagher, the first Island woman across the finish line in the 2018 Shelter Island 10K.

For 39 years, professional athletes from all over the country and the world have traveled to Shelter Island to participate in the annual 10K race. But that’s never stopped year-round and summer residents from giving them a run for their money.

Perhaps their most formidable competition comes from the ranks of Shelter Island High School’s (SIHS) cross-country and track teams, which regularly place in the top 10 at New York State championships and sends runners to compete for some of the nation’s top colleges. (more…)

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06/23/18 3:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigned.

Joe Frazier won the heavyweight boxing title at Madison Square Garden defeating Manuel Raimos on a TKO in the second round.

American journalist,  chairwoman of the Miss America Board of Directors and a former Miss America, Gretchen Carlson was born in Minnesota; she was the first woman to speak out about mistreatment by FOX’s Roger Ailes and is credited with being a major force in the Me Too movement.

Herb Alpert’s “This Guy’s In Love With You” topped the charts in the United States.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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