12/07/19 11:00am

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When the Long Island Power Authority sought a partner in 1998 to operate Long Island’s energy system, it selected what it —and many others — considered the best utility in the New York Metropolitan Area: Brooklyn Union Gas Company. (more…)

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11/11/19 2:00pm

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Emily Hyatt, in Boston’s Kendall Square near BGI Genomics where she worked this past summer.

Emily Hyatt, Shelter Island Class of 2016, is a biochemistry major at one of the best science and engineering colleges in the country, but her love of science started when teacher Dan Williams told her she could do a project on some proteins she had seen online that caught her eye.

The project gave her an idea of what real scientific research is all about when she was still in high school. “He was my enabler,” she said recently. “I just took it and ran.” (more…)

07/06/19 8:00am

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David Lichtenstein, Ph.D.

Union Chapel in the Grove welcomes David Lichtenstein, Ph.D., and members of the Shelter Island Historical Society on Sunday, July 7 at 10:30 am. Dr. Lichtenstein will speak about “A Treasure Hidden in Plain Sight,” the history of the Japanese-style bridge in South Ferry Hills. Members of the Historical Society will participate in the service as readers and ushers.

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11/06/16 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli has noted that there is a an "election stress disorder" that is plaguing some senior citizens.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Senior Center Director Laurie Fanelli has noted that there is a an “election stress disorder” that is plaguing some senior citizens.

By now we are all used to the animosity that’s been part of the primary debates and the presidential candidate debates. Everyone appears to be as nasty as possible.

And this negativity can cause great stress among voters, particularly seniors.

Many are calling it “election stress disorder.” (more…)

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02/07/14 2:56pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Deer in a Silver Beach backyard.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Deer in a Silver Beach backyard.

While several surrounding East End towns have rejected sharpshooters as a means of culling the deer herd, the chairman of Shelter Island’s Deer and Tick Committee said he doesn’t think Shelter Island should rule out any means of controlling deer. (more…)