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05/14/19 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Decency gift bags for Retreat clients were organized and packed by, from left, Tyler Gulluscio, Emma Teodoru, Jane Richards, Amelia Clark and Board of Education member Margaret Colligan.

It’s a simple idea, really. But at a time when there’s so much antagonism among people of all political persuasions, a National Decency Day may be just what’s needed. (more…)

12/16/18 3:00pm

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
The Decency bags will be gifted to The Retreat in East Hampton.

On Monday, December 3, Shelter Island School students filled “Decency Bags” to promote Decency, a school outreach program and grass-roots movement dedicated to inspiring the concept of decency in everyday life — in both conversations and actions, established in late 2017.

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02/23/18 8:00am
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A moment of focus
To the Editor:
Jean Lawless has brought us to attention like the sudden crack of artillery (“Our view: When nobody knows, nobody cares,” February 15).

No, not shot, as you check yourself for blood, but deeply wounded. Ms. Lawless has brought us to a moment of focus, as if through a sight. This sight, however, is the destruction of Suffolk County parkland and is the work to clear, in this writer’s opinion, a water view for two homes set upon a hill. (more…)

12/05/17 11:40am
KERRI KNIPFING PHOTO Lisa Cholnoky (second from left) with Shelter Island School District staff and faculty. From left, Michael Cox, Dr. Christine Finn and Elizabeth Eklund.

KERRI KNIPFING PHOTO Lisa Cholnoky (second from left) with Shelter Island School District staff and faculty. From left, Michael Cox, Dr. Christine Finn and Elizabeth Eklund.

On December 4, Decency, a new school outreach program, began a partnership with Shelter Island School District. The program is a grass-roots movement dedicated to inspiring the concept of decency in everyday life — in both conversations and actions. (more…)

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08/07/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Lisa Cholnoky,right, with Heights post office employee Joan Tehan late last month, preparing to mail 535 hand addressed letters to every member of Congress.

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Lisa Cholnoky,right, with Heights post office employee Joan Tehan late last month, preparing to mail 535 hand addressed letters to every member of Congress.

The massive amount of mail delivered daily to the U.S. Capitol for representatives and senators had a boost from Shelter Island late last month — 535 letters to be exact. (more…)