09/10/15 2:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Emily and Dana Hallman were last year's Reporter People of the Year.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | Emily and Dana Hallman were last year’s Reporter People of the Year.

Every year at this time we use this space to ask Reporter readers to nominate candidates for our Person of the Year issue coming in January.

With their heartfelt nominations, our readers have always played perhaps the most important role in the selection process.

Last year they helped us choose from a wide array of worthy recipients, including public officials, educators and volunteers who ensure the Island community remains a caring place. (more…)

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Dana Hallman Thursday night was feted at a Times Review Media Group celebration at Martha Clara Vineyards on the North Fork, accepting Shelter Island’s People of the Year Award on behalf of herself and her mother Emily Hallman who was still enjoying Florida sunshine. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Dana Hallman Thursday night was feted at a Times Review Media Group celebration at Martha Clara Vineyards on the North Fork. Ms. Hallman accepted  Shelter Island’s People of the Year Award on behalf of herself and her mother Emily Hallman who was still enjoying Florida sunshine. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

“The best stories are extraordinary tales about ordinary folks,” Times Review Media Group’s Executive Editor Grant Parpan said in introducing People of the Year honorees at Thursday night’s reception at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (more…)