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01/14/19 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

The human element
To the Editor:
In reading the article in last week’s Reporter (“Island mostly unaffected by fed shutdown – so far”), I noted a critical absence of any reference to the degree to which the Island’s residents have been and will likely be impacted.

Shelter Island is not just infrastructure and services — indeed, several important stakeholders comprise the fabric of our town, and to suggest that the “Island [is] mostly unaffected” is misleading in its omission of the human element. (more…)

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01/14/19 8:02am

KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO
Waiting for the starter’s gun of the the Boys Invitational Mile at the Molloy Stanner Games held at The Armory in New York City. Kal Lewis is in lane one, at right.

Junior Kal Lewis continues to surprise and thrill fans of track and cross country with his range of talent, excelling in the long sprint events, middle distance events and, of course, distance running. (more…)

01/13/19 8:00am

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

The nicotine cabal is hard at it.

With smoking tobacco declining, the industry is promoting continued nicotine use by pushing electronic cigarettes and what’s called “vaping.” And Suffolk County, which for years has been a national leader in challenging the use of cigarettes, is taking on “e-cigarettes.” (more…)