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11/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Curious
To the Editor:
A couple of errors in the October 26 Reporter article sharing the happy news that the town came in with a modest 3.6 percent budget increase for 2018  — the important one to correct being the misstatement that $1 million is in the general fund balance. (more…)

03/04/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Battle of the Brains’ team winners for 2017: From left, Tim Bohen, Tullia Limarzi, Cathy Kenny and Linda Hacher with game host Bob DeStefano in center.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Battle of the Brains’ team winners for 2017: From left, Tim Bohen, Tullia Limarzi, Cathy Kenny and Linda Hacher with game host Bob DeStefano in center.

If you know Ali and Keith Bavaro, Bill and Olive Congdon, Walter Schumann, or the Havens House, you would have aced the local part of Shelter Island Library’s “Battle of the Brains” contest held on February 24.

It was part of the Friday Night Dialogues series and yes, believe it or not, many of us are here and hanging around Shelter Island at the end of February. (more…)

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07/21/14 8:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO |Peggy and Walter Johnson in front of their house. Behind their property, beyond the trees, PSEG has proposed building an electrical substation.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO |Peggy and Walter Johnson in front of their house. Behind their property, beyond the trees, PSEG has proposed building an electrical substation.

Peggy and Walter Johnson first walked up the narrow lane 30 years ago and knew immediately that near the top of a steep rise, they’d found their home.

The little road off Route 114 rises quickly once past the south side of the Haven’s House, built in 1743 and now the home of the Shelter Island Historical Society. Like many places on Shelter Island, when you walk or drive up to the Johnson’s house, you feel as if you’ve entered a hidden world. (more…)