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01/21/16 4:30pm
Benjamin Franklin Jones

Benjamin Franklin Jones

Benjamin Franklin Jones
Benjamin Franklin Jones, beloved husband, father, grandfather, first responder and friend, died on January 14, 2016 in Stuart, Florida. (more…)

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03/06/15 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |  Jim Dougherty with his dog, K.J. — the white bit of fur wedged next to his left hip — at home on Shelter Island.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |
Jim Dougherty with his dog, K.J. — the white bit of fur wedged next to his left hip — at home on Shelter Island.

There is a difference between getting into other people’s business, and seeing to the People’s business, a distinction that Jim Dougherty appreciates.

In his years as a litigator, mergers and acquisitions professional, community leader and now as Shelter Island Town Supervisor, Jim has inserted himself into the heart of controversy like a seafood fork in a split lobster and pulled out the prize. (more…)

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08/03/14 8:16am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks season ended with a home loss to Southampton Saturday in the HCBL Championship series

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks season ended with a home loss to Southampton Saturday in the HCBL Championship series

After ten innings of baseball Saturday evening at Fiske Field, the Southampton Breakers found themselves dogpiling and hoisting a trophy as the 2014 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Champions.

The one seed Breakers downed the Shelter Island Bucks 7-5 in game two of the best of three series to win the championship. The win was the 10th in a row for Southampton. (more…)

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08/01/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks go in to today's opening game of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series in Southampton brimming with confidence.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks go in to today’s opening game of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series in Southampton brimming with confidence.

When the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series kicks off this afternoon, the matchup will be an example of from worst to first. (more…)

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07/30/14 6:20am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jackson Bubala firing the final pitch to close out the Bucks victory over Sag Harbor Tuesday. The right-hander out of Dartmouth College has pitched lights out all summer in relief for the Islanders. Text

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Jackson Bubala firing the final pitch to close out the Bucks victory over Sag Harbor Tuesday. The right-hander out of Dartmouth College has pitched lights out all summer in relief for the Islanders.

The Shelter Island Bucks will spend their weekend playing for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship.

The Islanders swept the best-of-three semifinal playoff matchup against the Sag Harbor Whalers, winning 5-4 at Fiske Field Tuesday evening. The Bucks came back from a 4-0 deficit to advance to the HCBL Championship Series. (more…)