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08/07/19 12:00pm

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Traffic Control Officer Taylor Rando, on the job on Grand Avenue.

Jared Hamilton, Taylor Rando and Robert Hitscherich are this summer’s Shelter Island Police Department’s Traffic Control Officers (TCOs).
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03/22/19 4:30pm

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Dr. Bill Zitek

When Bill Zitek was growing up in New Rochelle, New York, a man named William Rodman Pell II came from Suffolk County every June to receive a fatted calf from the mayor.

The live calf was an annual payment due to the Pell family from the town under the terms of a land deal dating from 1689. (more…)

11/11/18 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)

“We’ve had the governor’s right-hand man and the two former leaders of the legislature convicted of crimes,” said State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) whose district includes Shelter Island. “There’s no clearer picture than that as to why ethics reform needs to be on the top of the state’s to-do list.” (more…)

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07/30/18 4:30pm

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Judy Rojas Bennett

Judy Rojas Bennett died peacefully in her sleep at her home on Ram Island on Wednesday, July 18 after a three-year battle with cancer. (more…)

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06/29/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Pat Sulahian at the Tuck Shop, an Island institution that she has run since 1980.

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Pat Sulahian at the Tuck Shop, an Island institution that she has run since 1980.

Pat Sulahian was a 48-year-old mother of five when she got out of a rehab program in Minnesota, returned to her husband and children and began to turn her life around. (more…)