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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…)

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03/31/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO  Shelter Island Police headquarters, where Linda Klenawicus worked for almost three decades.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Police headquarters, where Linda Klenawicus worked for almost three decades.

Linda Klenawicus retired as a police clerk for the Shelter Island Police Department this month after 29 years on the job.

We asked to speak with Ms. Klenawicus, but she declined the invitation. Those who knew Linda and worked with her were not as shy. (more…)

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03/29/17 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Michael Mundy speaking at the forum at Town Hall Monday evening hosted by the Community Housing Board.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Michael Mundy speaking at the forum at Town Hall Monday evening hosted by the Community Housing Board.

A capacity crowd packed Town Hall Monday night for a forum sponsored by the Community Housing Board, and left with one unanswered question: Does Shelter Island want to pay to build affordable rental accommodations now, or face higher taxes in the future to replace the all-volunteer fire department and emergency services corps with paid members? (more…)