01/14/14 8:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Kathy Lynch was so moved by a viewing of ‘Girl Rising,’ a film about the power of education, that she appealed to School Superintendent Michael Hynes to show the film to students and the community this month.

You might have heard the name Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban in October 2012 for daring to seek an education. (more…)

01/13/14 11:38am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann splitting the opposition on a drive to the hoop. Tristan had a huge game scoring 27 points and snagging a career high 21 rebounds.

The Shelter Island boys’ varsity basketball team took on Smithtown Christian at home for an  important League VIII contest Friday, January 3, in need of a victory after two tough losses earlier in the week. (more…)

01/09/14 3:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | In 2004, when Islanders were required to assure their correspondents addressed them at Post Office boxes, not street addresses, there were reports of difficulties getting mail. Throughout 2013, the Reporter has documented ongoing problems with residents’ difficulties in getting mail because of ZIP code problems.

Town Board changes meeting date

It was in January 1964 that the Shelter Island Town Board moved its regular monthly meeting date from Tuesday to Friday. The reasoning at the time was that many Islanders are here only on weekends and would be able to attend meeting then. The time of the meetings was set for 8 p.m. (more…)