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07/14/19 3:00pm

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Vital gift
To the Editor:
Due to the emergency blood shortage in the New York Blood Center, the Town of Shelter Island is hosting the fourth annual summer blood drive on Thursday, July 25 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Emergency Medical Services Building, 12 Manwaring Road.

Blood donations typically decline in the summer when schools go on break and people take vacations, and tougher screening rules have left the New York Blood Center with just a two- to-three-day supply of some blood types. (more…)

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05/16/19 4:30pm

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Yes and yes
To the Editor:
We get two questions at Mashomack that normally we have to say “No” to, but this coming weekend we say “Yes!”

And it corresponds to some of the best birding of the year. (more…)

05/10/19 12:00pm

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Shared values
To the Editor:
I have followed the short-term rental (STR) news in the Reporter this past year, as well as attending the public meeting this past Friday.

There are pros and cons on both sides of the STR argument. However, the current law in its present form is draconian. I encourage the Town Board to repeal it and start anew. (more…)

05/03/19 10:00am

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Just the facts
To the Editor:
As a representative of the North Ferry Company, I want to correct some factual errors in Richard Krause’s April letter, “Why Not Here,” in last week’s Reporter. (more…)