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06/20/15 10:00am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Chris Hess going to the right side in the Bucks tough loss to the Aviators Wednesday evening.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Chris Hess going to the right side in the Bucks tough loss to the Aviators Wednesday evening.

Hall of Famer Yogi Berra popularized the phrase, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over.”

The Shelter Island Bucks were cruelly reminded of this on Wednesday night when, with two outs and two strikes in the ninth inning, they blew a 1-0 lead over the visiting Westhampton Aviators en route to a 2-1 extra-innings defeat. (more…)

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06/03/15 2:00pm

 

JULIE LANE PHOTO Property owner Peter Levenson (left) and Jack Costello of Costello Marine made a case to the Waterways Management Advisory Council Monday night for changes to a pre-existing non-conforming dock in Dering Harbor. The Town Board will have the final say.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Property owner Peter Levenson (left) and Jack Costello of Costello Marine made a case to the Waterways Management Advisory Council Monday night for changes to a pre-existing non-conforming dock in Dering Harbor. The Town Board will have the final say.

While the South Ferry channel is set to be dredged this year and all expectations are that the work will go forward without a hitch in November, the Waterways Management Advisory Council will recommend that a second project be listed at Menantic Creek — just in case something goes wrong with the South Ferry dredge. (more…)

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05/08/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Bill Banks, who celebrates 20 years as head of the town Building Department, posed for this picture as part of a profile in 2012.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Bill Banks, who celebrates 20 years as head of the town Building Department, posed for this picture as part of a profile in 2012.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Pianist Vladimir Horowitz returned to the stage after a 12-year absence, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  (more…)

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04/03/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Readers weigh in on the ongoing fireworks issue.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Readers weigh in on the ongoing fireworks issue.

Full support
To the Editor:
The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce applauds the efforts of Kelly and Brett Surerus, James Richardson and Carla Cadzin to promote and raise funds to ensure that the annual fireworks display continues.

Indeed, the fireworks show is an important event and tradition here and across the country, bringing together families and friends to celebrate and honor our heritage. (more…)