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10/22/18 12:00pm

Betsy Jane Gibbs
Betsy Jane Gibbs, nee Karcher, 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at her home on Shelter Island after a four-year battle with breast cancer. (more…)

02/19/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) — a 14-member board consisting mainly of attorneys and businessmen from across the state — doesn’t make many headlines.

In fact, in one of the few recent news stories about it, the New York Times pointed to the five-year-old ethics board’s “perceived lack of activity.”

Last week, however, JCOPE identified a foe that brought it plenty of attention, picking a fight with a group of people who buy ink by the barrel: newspaper editorial boards. (more…)

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08/18/15 2:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A Shelter Island Police Department boat under way four.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A Shelter Island Police Department boat under way.

Shelter Island Bay Constable Peter Vielbig assisted two men Sunday afternoon who were chest deep in water on the Island’s shore of Peconic Bay.

One of the men was Chris Cuomo, a CNN anchor and brother of Governor Andrew Cuomo. (more…)