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08/31/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Tim Purtell in the pollinator garden that surrounds his home in the Heights.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Tim Purtell in the pollinator garden that surrounds his home in the Heights.

The garden around Tim Purtell’s Shelter Island home is a hopping place. And that’s just the way he likes it.

During the course of a couple of hours spent talking with him about his life, his work on the Green Options Committee and childhood memories of Shelter Island in the 1950s and 1960s, we were interrupted constantly. (more…)

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05/28/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ethiopian Atalalech Katema won the Shelter Island 10k for the third successive time in 2005.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Ethiopian Atalalech Katema won the Shelter Island 10k women’s division for the third successive time in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

A methane gas explosion occurred in a mine near Dhaibad, India, killing 375 people and injuring hundreds more. (more…)