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09/06/19 12:00pm

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The old saying that no one pays attention to politics until after Labor Day is true — except for party leaders and candidates who have been busy defining issues and mapping strategies.

As the official election season opens for the race to Election Day 2019, we caught up with the Island politicos. (more…)

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05/14/19 12:00pm

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The controversy over the short-term rental (STR) legislation takes many forms, with enforcing the law near the top of the debate.

The STR regulations have been on the books for more than two years, with a requirement that renters register with the town. (more…)

03/21/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Codger and Crone.

The getaway was sweet, Crone at the wheel, Codger riding shotgun, Cur II supposedly at lookout in the back but already asleep.

The New York Presbyterian eastside medical empire shrank in the rear view mirror. Up ahead, the LIE unspooled, light traffic this Sunday but incessant blinking signs warning of a coming storm.

Codger, in his neck brace, croaked to Crone, “Will we make it?”

“Already have,” she muttered. (more…)

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03/08/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island Republican Committee has announced their slate of candidates for the November election, with a top vote-getting incumbent absent from the list. (more…)

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02/27/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island political season got off to an early start — eight months before Election Day — with the Shelter Island Democratic Committee announcing its 2019 slate of candidates for supervisor, Town Board members, and highway superintendent. (more…)