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09/19/19 4:30pm

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Easily forgotten
To the Editor:
I am writing to remind your readers of the reason we had to pass a law restricting short-term rentals.

We easily forget that commercialism has endangered our neighborhoods. On Shelter Island we pride ourselves on how supportive and caring our neighbors are, especially in times of need. (more…)

09/12/19 2:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island PTSA presents an all ages back-to-school barbecue on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school playground.

THIS WEEK

BACK TO SCHOOL

The Shelter Island PTSA presents an all ages back-to-school barbecue on Friday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school playground. It will feature music, burgers, hot dogs, a raffle, handprint murals for $1, pie throwing for $5, games and more. Bring sides and sweets to share. Details: [email protected] 

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09/11/19 4:30pm

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Charity Robey and Jane Lear present “Bay to Table: Clams in Oysterponds” on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the Orient Yacht Club.

Island writer and the Reporter Off the Fork columnist Charity Robey will be venturing across the moat next weekend to speak about local clams with fellow journalist, Jane Lear. The Reporter caught up with Ms. Robey to learn some fun facts about clams. 

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07/02/19 4:30pm

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An Island institution continues. Anita and Louis Cicero, left, outside the barbershop on Grand Avenue, with Mary Boeklen.

Dwight Eisenhower was president. The average cost of a new house was $12,400 and Hawaii became the 50th state in the union.

That same year, 1959, 60 years ago last month, Louis “Louie the Clip” Cicero started working as a barber on Shelter Island. A haircut cost $1.75. (more…)