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Dear Reporter reader,
Our mission has long been to provide you with the very best community journalism.
When our sister newspaper, The Suffolk Times, was first printed in 1857, we wrote in our inaugural editorial that we aim to be “above all else, a good newspaper.” (more…)
Record heat waves followed by extreme storms, biblical rainfalls driven by destructive winds, sea levels rising several feet by the end of the century, Wades and Crescent beaches gone, marshes and creeks only memories, infrastructure collapsing, freshwater wells salted out and surrounding bays flooded with poisons.
Not a dystopian movie treatment, but predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from four years ago. (more…)
Among blood donors last week at the Emergency Medical Services building were members of the Lions Club newly formed Leo Club, who call themselves Simbas. With their teacher and Lions Club member Peter Miedema (back left) are (standing) Owen Gibbs, Jaime Lenzer, Abby Kotula and Stephen Cummings, and (seated) Lydia Shepherd and Jonas Kinsey.
Teaching by example is perhaps the best method to get lessons to sink into young hearts and minds.
The Shelter Island Lions Club does that in many ways, with its most recent venture to encourage school youngsters to give back the induction of a “Leo Club,” the student affiliate of the Lions Clubs. (more…)
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC
The Town Board has told the community it’s serious about confronting the water crisis on Shelter Island.
What they didn’t do, however, is use the word “crisis.” (more…)
Lighting up the season with her smile
As 2018 fades into memory, we want to thank our readers who closely follow our newspaper and website. We are grateful for your loyalty — and for your comments, whether you think we have missed the mark with a story or editorial or, for that matter, have done something right. (more…)