04/24/17 12:00pm
MARY LYDON PHOTO There's a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.

MARY LYDON PHOTO There’s a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.

What’s for lunch? The answer could change for Shelter Island students.

The school district’s Wellness Committee is suggesting the Board of Education consider turning down state aid that comes with restrictions about what can be served and where it can be purchased. (more…)

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04/05/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Up next: On Friday April 21st, Cara Loriz, Executive Director of the Organic Seed Alliance, will discuss seeds and the future of food.

COURTESY PHOTO Up next after the poets have their say this Friday —  On Friday April 21st, Cara Loriz, Executive Director of the Organic Seed Alliance, will discuss seeds and the future of food.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, “Poetry Nation … Poets look for America” is the theme of a reading on April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Shelter Island Public Library. (more…)

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03/31/17 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Don’t cut Coast Guard
To the Editor:
For all of us on eastern Long Island who “go down to the sea in ships,” commercial and recreational fishermen, sailors, yachtsmen, family boaters and commercial captains, please be aware that the present administration’s budget calls for a $1 billion cut in the Coast Guard budget for 2018. (more…)