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03/23/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

She was an attorney with one of Wall Street’s most prestigious firms, practicing commercial law, handling complicated multi-state mortgage transactions.

“It was quite the fascinating life,” Terry Lucas said. “But there was something missing.”

Added to the feeling of living a not-quite-complete life were pressures that too often were inescapable. (more…)

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01/20/15 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

While Shelter Island continues to search for ways to cull the deer herd to prevent tick-borne diseases and car crashes, East Hampton Village has just finished an effort to sterilize deer. (more…)

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12/10/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island Justice Court

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the October 6 and October 20 sessions of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench for these sessions. (more…)

12/04/14 2:00pm

Credit: Cyndi Murray CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO Scott Raulsome, the new owner of Burton’s Books in Greenport.

In the day and age where it seems bookstores are going the way of flip phones and 8-track tapes, quitting your job to operate one of your own could be perceived as questionable decision. But that is not so, according to Scott Raulsome, who recently purchased Burton’s Bookstore in Greenport. (more…)

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11/29/14 2:00pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO Look carefully. This is where you should be this winter when gardening thoughts come to mind. See you there.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
Look carefully. This is where you should be this winter when gardening thoughts come to mind. See you there.

All around me, I hear complaints about how early it gets dark and so I write the following in an attempt to convince you how wonderful the dark really is. When it’s dark, you can’t work outside — isn’t that lovely? (more…)