02/04/19 10:00am

SHELTER ISLAND LIBRARY PHOTOS
Island brains battle at last year’s Trivia Night

It seems that no matter how one prepares for the Shelter Island Public Library’s annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night, the devious questions researched and proffered by host Bob DeStefano seem to elicit the same responses every time. Blank stares, grimacing and whispered “Rats! I know this! Why can’t I think of it? Ooh, ooh, how about ….” can be seen and barely heard from the teams of four trying to come up with the answer to each question and write it down within thirty seconds.

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10/29/18 2:00pm

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

One of America’s top companies is narrowing down the search for a location for its new headquarters — a choice that could bring 50,000 jobs and $5 billion of construction investment to some lucky place in North America. How about here? (more…)

Featured Story
02/09/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Town Board recently held a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation. Readers weighed in this week on the issue. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Town Board recently held a public hearing on proposed short-term rental legislation. Readers weighed in this week on the issue. From left, Assistant Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar, Councilwoman Amber Brach- Williams, Councilman Jim Colligan, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Town Attorney Laury Dowd.

Enough rules
To the Editor:
I can fully understand the cry for some legislation so that Shelter Island does not become the melting pot for partiers who have been turned away from Montauk, which is not a pretty scene. (more…)