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10/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Sign up for Team Flamingo
To the Editor:
October is here and we should all be reminded to display your pink ribbons proudly for the month to raise everyone’s awareness of breast cancer among our friends and family. (more…)

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09/28/17 3:34pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker and cancer survivor at the 2014 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for nine years.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker and cancer survivor at the 2014 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for nine years.

Raise awareness

To the Editor:

As October approaches once again, we should all be reminded to DISPLAY YOUR PINK RIBBONS PROUDLY for the month to raise everyone’s awareness of Breast Cancer among our friends and family.

Remind others to get screened regularly and help support those that need it. (more…)

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09/30/16 2:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO

Stand up
To the Editor:
There has been a marked increase in activity by thugs, thieves and vandals. Political yard signs, which are on private property, have been not only been stolen, but violently ripped to pieces across the Island. This form of bullying is an attempt to suppress people’s freedom of speech. It is un-American. Complaints have been made to the Police Department. Unfortunately, their response is: “This happens every year.” (more…)

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09/26/16 10:00am
COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

Not fair
To the Editor:
Twice in the last issue of the Reporter, it was stated that 80 percent of Shelter Islanders were in favor of banning bags at markets or paying for bags at markets. In an effort to clarify that statement, it was based on a survey prepared by “green advocates” and offered to Shelter Islanders. (more…)

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08/10/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO A still from the new documentary, “Happygram,’ on breast cancer awareness and testing, which features Islander Towny Montant.

COURTESY PHOTO
A still from the new documentary, “Happygram,’ on breast cancer awareness and testing, which features Islander Towny Montant.

When filmmaker Julie Marron, whose “Happygram” is one of the toasts of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, was looking for people to spotlight in her documentary about breast cancer, one number she called was Islander Towny Montant.

The film, which had a front-page review in the Providence Journal Saturday, August 8,, discusses the importance of further breast cancer testing for women with high breast tissue density, a demographic making up about 50 percent of all women in the United States.

Mr. Montant, sadly, knows this subject all too well. (more…)