05/19/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The face of Shelter Island’s Communities That Care, Marilynn Pysher, says its time for others to take the lead.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |
The face of Shelter Island’s Communities That Care, Marilynn Pysher, says its time for others to take the lead.

“We’re exhausted and we don’t really know where to go from here,” Communities That Care leader Marilynn Pysher said.

Ms. Pysher was expressing her frustration and that of others who have long been involved with efforts on Shelter Island to curb alcohol and drug abuse among young people. (more…)

03/28/14 12:00pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | A sure sign of spring — a piping plover cruising over Shell Beach at sunset.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | A sure sign of spring — a piping plover cruising over Shell Beach at sunset.

Visible signs

If nothing else, the winter of 2013-2014 has provided us with endless small talk openings to more substantial conversations. But even though the calendar says it’s been spring for a week, you could’ve fooled us, although this weekend holds some promise. (more…)

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02/17/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | LIPA contractors running pipes to house electric cables down Shore Road to Crescent Beach last August. The project was terminated in October.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | LIPA contractors running pipes to house electric cables down Shore Road to Crescent Beach last August. The project was terminated in October.

PSEG is considering two options to provide backup to the single existing cable linking the Island to Greenport. A decision is expected to be reached within two weeks, according to Supervisor Jim Dougherty. No matter what path the power company takes, nothing will be done until Autumn 2014. (more…)