02/05/19 12:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Fourth grade students fascinated by Native American arrowheads are, from left, Evan Weslek, Abraham Roig, Ari Waife, Jamel Saunders, Kyro Sciacchitano, Nathan Sanwald and Kaden Gibbs.

“Shelter Island is an incredibly sacred place.”

That’s one of the lessons Shelter Island 4th graders learned last week from John Pagliaro, who was invited by the Shelter Island Historical Society to share his knowledge of Native American history. (more…)

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01/02/19 10:00am

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO A foggy morning in Dering Harbor.

Over the next several days, the Reporter will be posting our annual Year In Review series of important stories from 2018.

The Dering Harbor Village Board of Trustees have instituted a number of changes in 2018. (more…)

12/28/18 3:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Aidan and Brennan McFadden enjoy sparklers while waiting for the fireworks to begin.

Over the next several days, leading to the New Year, the Reporter will be posting our annual Year In Review series of important stories from 2018.

This year, the now 100 percent donor-supported Shelter Island Fireworks show turned 61 after another successful year of fundraising by Shelter Island Fireworks, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) started by Island residents Brett and Kelly Surerus, Carla Cadzin and James Richardson. (more…)

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12/07/18 4:30pm

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Lou Mondi at Piesano’s on Route 114.

When Lou Mondi opened Piesano’s last July on Route 114 near Smith Street, it was his fifth pizza restaurant.

His first was Village Pizza in Riverhead 30 years ago. Anyone who can remember the pizza they served will be nostalgic when tasting Piesano’s sauce, made with the same cherished recipe. (more…)