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09/20/19 10:29pm

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Valerie Shepherd, 70, of Shelter Island, was killed in a motor vehicle accident on North Ferry Road Friday afternoon at about 2 p.m., according to the Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD). (more…)

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09/06/19 2:00pm

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Lone voice
To the Editor:
I am the lone voice on the Planning Board that firmly believes we do not need a Site Plan Review law.

A new law basically says if you have business property and decide on a change of use or need to get a building permit, a site plan review will be triggered. (more…)

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08/23/19 10:00am

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Realism
To the Editor:
RE: Water quality. Rhode Island gets referenced a lot, so I reached out to some engineering and supervisory heads there. First, Narragansett Bay was cleaned up by bringing its two main wastewater facilities up to award-winning quality, not from everyone installing IAs (Innovative Alternative septic systems). (more…)

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05/29/19 8:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Mario Andretti won the Indianapolis 500.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded “Give Peace A Chance.”

Stevie Wonder released “My Cherie Amore.”

American Composer Jimmy McHugh, who wrote “Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” died at age 74 in Beverly Hills, California.

Actress Anne Heche, once linked romantically with Ellen Degeneres, was born in Aurora, Ohio.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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05/07/19 12:00pm

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Eastern Long Island Hospital President and CEO Paul Connor Jr. answered questions from Peconic Landing residents about changes coming to the hospital as a result of the affiliation with Stony Brook Hospital.

July 1 is the official day when Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) expects its affiliation with Stony Brook University Hospital to become official. ELIH President and CEO Paul Connor III told Peconic Landing residents last week it’s a marriage after a long courtship that links the two hospitals as the best way to serve the East End. (more…)