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01/16/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club's clubhouse at Goat Hill.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Country Club’s clubhouse at Goat Hill.

The Shelter Island Country Club (SICC) announced Sunday a new restaurant is slated for the Goat Hill clubhouse. (more…)

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12/13/16 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club will be looking for a new restaurant at Goat Hill.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Country Club will be looking for a new restaurant at Goat Hill.

The Shelter Island Country Club’s financial picture is about as bleak as it was last year. And once again, another honeymoon with a restaurateur has ended in a split. Endless Summer Grille operator Peter Ambrose won’t be back at Goat Hill next year. (more…)

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01/15/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO| The United States Postal Service Long Island District Manager wrote to the Reporter this week..

REPORTER FILE PHOTO| The United States Postal Service Long Island District Manager wrote to the Reporter this week..

From the post office
To the Editor:
The Postal Service is proud to be part of the Shelter Island community, where records of postal operations date back to 1846.
As the Postal Service Long Island District Manager, my commitment to you is professional, reliable and courteous service.

Upon learning about recent mail issues on Shelter Island, I immediately visited both post offices here. I am glad I made the trip. (more…)

10/01/15 8:00am
ILLUSTRATION: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK Island’s bounce-back following national trends

ILLUSTRATION: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK The local bounce-back is  following national trends

If anyone doubts that the economy has improved considerably, just speak with Shelter Island business owners.

With almost no exceptions, Island businesses followed national trends in recovering handsomely from a brutal winter. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 192,000 new jobs were created nationally in March, a sign of optimism kicking off a solid spring and summer.

In an informal survey, the Reporter found that Island business owners had their own way of measuring summer success: Many were so busy they’re relieved to be able to take a breather this fall. (more…)