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06/03/16 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Lions Club Citizen of the Year, Phil Power, left, with Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Lions Club Citizen of the Year, Phil Power, left, with Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty

Phil Power, the Shelter Island Lions Club 2016 Citizen of the Year, was honored at a gala dinner at the Pridwin Hotel on May 26.

Presenting Mr. Power with the award ( above) was Town Supervisor Jim Dougherty. (more…)

01/28/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A town plow on Bridge Street.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A town plow on Bridge Street.

Another winter storm, another superb job by town services.

The storm that blitzed the Island last Saturday was nothing compared with several nor’easters that visited the Island last winter and seemed to move in from January through March.  Last year, the Highway, Police and Fire departments, along with the Emergency Medical Services, all performed with exceptional speed, competence and dedication to keep the Island accessible and safe. (more…)

01/18/16 2:00pm
COURTERY PHOTO | Ben Jones

COURTESY PHOTO | Ben Jones

Did you ever have a tree fall on you? Neither have I, but last Thursday when I heard Ben Jones had passed away in Florida, I think I know what it feels like.

The news came as a shock, even if it was expected when 93- year-old Ben and his wife Betty said goodbye and left for Florida last month (see the Reporter Thursday for a full obituary of Ben). (more…)

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07/25/15 9:38pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The vintage  Stearman training aircraft being righted by a crane at Kleanwicus Airfield.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The vintage Stearman training aircraft being righted by a crane at Kleanwicus Airfield.

The pilot who flipped the vintage World War II-era plane completely upside down after landing at Klenawicus Airfield Saturday morning has been identified as Robert Fritts, 88, of Manorville, according to the Shelter Island Police Department. (more…)