JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO| John D’Amato sums up his tenure as Shelter Island’s fire chief for the past two years.
A little past 9 p.m. on a sleepy Wednesday night just about a year ago, Shelter Island Fire Department Chief John D’Amato got a page that left no doubt of its importance.
“When I get that kind of page, I know something’s burning,” the chief said last week. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | South Ferry President Cliff Clark provided this picture in February 1994, of the ice flow hampering efforts to keep traffic moving between Shelter Island and North Haven.
50 YEARS AGO
An editorial in the Reporter 50 years ago this month celebrated the fact that the Suffolk County Board of Supervisors allocated money to purchase land for public parks in nine of the county’s 10 town, excluding Shelter Island. (more…)