12/21/17 4:30pm
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If cold days and long nights put you in the mood for treating yourself to meal out, you can get a taste of holiday cheer without boarding a ferry. (more…)

12/14/17 8:00am

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With holiday lights a’blazing, the Island looks especially festive during these longest nights of the year. While many shops scale back hours in winter, you can still find all sorts of gift items or plan for holiday catering without boarding a ferry. (more…)

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01/22/16 4:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO An IGA worker restocked the milk supply late Friday afternoon.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | An IGA employee restocked the milk supply late Friday afternoon.

As  the winter storm made its way toward New York, Shelter Islanders prepared for what is now predicted to be between 5 to 9 inches of the white stuff, according to the National Weather Service. (more…)

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01/15/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The town often has to wait months for payment of garbage bag sales from the IGA.

COURTESY PHOTO | The town often has to wait months for payment of garbage bag sales from the IGA.

Tuesday in its work session, the  Town Board took up the issue of the IGA ordering town garbage bags but taking months to pay the town back. The other handful of retail outlets that sell the bags pay upfront when they’re ordered through the Highway Department, and keeps 10 percent of the sales.

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01/26/15 10:07am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

Gary Gerth walked across the IGA parking lot about 8:30 this morning through a light, drifting snow.

He was going to stock up on milk and bread, but was the opposite of the paranoid, terrified man searching for the two staples in the viral YouTube video. (more…)