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09/19/16 4:30pm
 COURTESY PHOTO |Congressman Lee Zeldin.

COURTESY PHOTO |Congressman Lee Zeldin.

East End Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who represents Shelter Island, made waves on social media Monday with a tweet connecting the Chelsea bombing arrest to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

“Suspect in custody. You are welcome Colin Kaepernick,” read a tweet from @leezeldin, one of two Twitter accounts in the first-term congressman’s name. (more…)

09/27/15 8:00am
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

Once there were many cable TV companies on Long Island, just as once there were two actively competing daily newspapers.

But in recent years there’s been Cablevision, dominating cable TV here, as well as controlling Newsday, the only daily newspaper now published on Long Island, which it bought for $650 million in 2008.

However, last week came the announcement that Cablevision is selling most of its media assets to a huge multinational company, Altice of France. The sale, with a price tag of $17.7 billion, includes Cablevision’s Long Island TV operation plus Newsday.

What will it mean for you? (more…)

04/16/15 12:00pm
PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | One of Peter Waldner's Paw Print cartoons that originally appeared in the Reporter.

PETER WALDNER ILLUSTRATION | One of Peter Waldner’s Paw Print cartoons that originally appeared in the Reporter.

The Reporter’s cartoonist, Peter Waldner, will tell why “I’m Not Doing This for the Money!” at Friday Night Dialogues on April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library. (more…)