02/05/19 12:00pm

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Fourth grade students fascinated by Native American arrowheads are, from left, Evan Weslek, Abraham Roig, Ari Waife, Jamel Saunders, Kyro Sciacchitano, Nathan Sanwald and Kaden Gibbs.

“Shelter Island is an incredibly sacred place.”

That’s one of the lessons Shelter Island 4th graders learned last week from John Pagliaro, who was invited by the Shelter Island Historical Society to share his knowledge of Native American history. (more…)

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07/16/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A 'bike route' but no 'bike lanes.'

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’

Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.

It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)

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05/17/18 4:30pm
MARY ELLEN MCGAYHEY PHOTO Firefighter Tim King, left, was named Top Responder by the Shelter Island Fire Department at its annual Installation Dinner at the Pridwin. Assistant Chief Brian Lechmanski is shown congratulating Mr. King.

MARY ELLEN MCGAYHEY PHOTO Firefighter Tim King, left, was named Top Responder by the Shelter Island Fire Department at its annual Installation Dinner at the Pridwin Saturday night. Second Assistant Chief Brian Lechmanski is shown congratulating Mr. King.

“It’s a great honor getting the award from the fire department,” Tim King said after being named Saturday night as the Top Responder by his colleagues in the Shelter Island Fire Department. (more…)

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10/07/16 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd, who has gradually come to accept some legislation affecting short-term rentals, said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session he has changed his mind on the issue several times.

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Councilman Paul Shepherd, who has gradually come to accept some legislation affecting short-term rentals, said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session he has changed his mind on the issue several times.

The Town Board moved a giant step forward at Tuesday’s work session providing information for a draft of legislation aimed at controlling short-term rentals. (more…)