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07/30/19 10:00am

RICHARD LOMUSCIO
Can you hear what I hear? Listening to music on Eleanor Oakley’s porch on Sunday were, from left, Councilman Jim Colligan (seated), Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg, Councilman Albert Dickson, Reporter columnist Bob Lipsyte and Councilman Paul Shepherd.

Three Town Board members and three police officers came to Eleanor Oakley’s home on Gardiners Creek to check out sound levels emanating from a concert at Sylvester Manor on Sunday evening. (more…)

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05/09/19 4:30pm

JULIE LANE PHOTOS
Illegally cut trees off Menhaden Lane.

A $5,000 reward has been posted by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers, working with the Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD), in an effort to solve the illegal clearing of trees in parkland off Menhaden Lane in Hay Beach in early 2018. (more…)

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01/29/19 12:00pm

NEW YORK STATE POLICE PHOTO Sivestro Mazzella, a suspect in an alleged December burglary and home invasion, has not been released on bail.

A brief on the alleged home invasion and burglary of an Island residence in the January 14 edition of the Reporter said that Silvestro Mazzella, one of three defendants in the case, was released on bail. (more…)

02/17/18 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.

Cur slipped away on a Saturday morning three weeks ago. Codger and Crone were with him, murmuring, stroking him, weeping. He was more than 14 years old and very sick.

Codger and Crone are not routinely sentimental, but there has been much talk since about rainbow bridges and other beloved dogs waiting for Cur on the other side. Codger’s father, Coot, who never met Cur, is there with treats. (more…)