05/22/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kate Cunningham and Howard Johansen at Vue.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kate Cunningham and Howard Johansen at Vue.

Businesses are gearing up for the summer of 2015 to make our lives more interesting, easier and hopefully, a whole lot tastier. The biz buzz this year is on the new and the revamping of some old favorites, as well as the addition of several professional service providers. (more…)

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05/20/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | JULIE LANE PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a Chamber of Commerce proposal for a permanent restroom In Volunteer Park.

COURTESY PHOTO | JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a Chamber of Commerce proposal for a permanent restroom In Volunteer Park.

A project to build a permanent pubic restroom in Volunteer Park on Bridge Street was presented to the Town Board at its work session Tuesday. (more…)

04/12/15 3:00pm
RICHARD DENNING

RICHARD DENNING

If just the word “exercise” brings back memories of that sadistic grade school gym teacher, then you are my audience.

If you think finishing the 36th annual 10K on June 20 and winning the New York Lottery have equal probability, then congratulations, you fit the profile. If you accept a challenge to try — just try — I guarantee you will be a winner. (more…)

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01/09/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Joy
To the Editor:
I want to sincerely thank the carolers who came to my home on December 22. You brought a lot of joy to me during a lonely time of year.

I am sorry that Max caused such a commotion after you sang. It truly was an exciting night.

I also want to thank the Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy for remembering the true meaning of Christmas in your greeting in the Reporter. In these days of political correctness and not wanting to offend anyone you had the Nativity scene. Thank you.
IRENE BYINGTON
Shelter Island

Cloud of misery
To the Editor:
This is my response to the one “pitiful” letter in the December 25 edition of the Reporter [see Your Letters, “One pitiful display”]. (more…)

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12/27/14 1:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Center Post Office.

One pitiful display
To the Editor:

Thank you to the Chamber of Commerce for the brilliant idea to sponsor the “Decorate Your Door” project. It provided retailers and restaurateurs an opportunity to celebrate the holiday season using their many talents to enhance the Island. The results have been outstanding.
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