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11/04/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO An earlier look at the Goody Pile at the Recycling Center tells the story of why Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. has now opted to limit hours of operation.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO An earlier look at the Goody Pile at the Recycling Center tells the story of why Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. has now opted to limit hours of operation.

With some recent “abuse” at the Town Recycling Center Goody Pile, Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. has decided to limit the hours of operation, at least for the next several months through the winter. (more…)

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07/24/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The goody pile at the town Recycling Center at a time when it was very chaotic. It has gone up and down through the years.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The goody pile at the town Recycling Center at a time when it was  chaotic.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Beatles “Help” was released in the United Kingdom.

President Lyndon Johnson signed the Coinage Act eliminating silver from circulating dimes and quarter, diminishing the silver in half dollars from 90 to 40 percent and forbidding the minting of silver dollars for five years. (more…)

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07/07/14 2:18pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Dan Calabro was manning the “Goody Pile” at the Recycling Center Monday afternoon.

AMBROSE CLANCY
PHOTO | Dan Calabro was manning the “Goody Pile” at the Recycling Center Monday afternoon.

An article on the Reporter’s website and in the print edition last week might have helped clean up the “Goody Pile” at the town’s Recycling Center.

That’s according to Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr., who said the attention given the state of the spot where people drop off objects in good shape or pick up the same for free might have been responsible for a change for the better. (more…)

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06/30/14 12:08pm
AMBROSE CLANCY | The 'Goody Pile' at the Recycling Center Monday morning.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTOS | The ‘Goody Pile’ at the Recycling Center Monday morning.

Residents called the Reporter Monday morning to complain about the situation at the Recycling Center’s “Goody Pile.”

We took a look at the place where residents can drop off objects in clean and working condition and pick up what they find there. What we found was a pile of junk. (more…)

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06/09/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Not so fast
To the Editor:

PSEG presented a proposal to build a substation costing $12 million (see story “PSEG calls for Island substation,” May 29), choosing the town-owned parcel at the old highway barn site located on South Ferry Road. If the Town Board approves this substation, a favorable deal needs to be negotiated for Shelter Island because PSEG would make millions of  dollars of profit from this substation. Please don’t give away our pot of gold. (more…)