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08/02/19 8:00am

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Elizabeth Pedersen
To the Editor:
Elizabeth Pedersen fought and underwent treatment for one of the most deadly cancers for four years.

All of that time, she worked tirelessly with her husband, Bill, and her colleagues at the Shelter Island Historical Society to create a state-of-the-art facility for the safe preservation of treasures Islanders have donated, and for the education of generations to come in our Island’s history. Fortunately she lived, undoubtedly against all odds and with pain, just long enough to see the recent and stunning completion of her vision. (more…)

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05/15/19 10:00am

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Proud parents Police Chief Jim Read and Denise Read with their son, James III, who has joined the Shelter Island Police Department.

The Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD) is adding a new, albeit familiar, name to its ranks.

James Read III, the son of Police Chief Jim Read, graduated from the Suffolk County Police Academy on last week, marking the completion of a six-month training period. He is currently assigned to six weeks of field training with Police Officer Anthony Rando before he will work on his own in late June. (more…)

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10/04/17 12:00pm
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Hall.

The Town Board began budget meetings with department chiefs and committee leaders Wednesday.

The meetings are scheduled to continue on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 18, according to a schedule released by Supervisor Jim Dougherty. (more…)

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08/07/17 10:00am
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Friends of Fresh Pond
To the Editor:
Recent news reports on Fresh Pond partly misrepresent my positions. (more…)