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09/06/19 11:55am

Veronica “Vera” C. Mac Donald, age 93, passed away on August 25, 2019, in Greenport. There will be a visitation on September 12, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Shelter Island Funeral Home.  A private family service will follow. (more…)

03/24/19 3:00pm

BILL ZITEK PHOTO
Hungry chicks with mouths agape wait for parents to return to the nest with food.

Throughout the winter, hikers at Mashomack Preserve have come back to the Visitor Center exclaiming, “Could I have seen a bluebird out in the fields?” 

The answer is yes! A few of New York’s state birds do stick around during the cold weather, eating fruits and berries instead of the normal insect diet of the warmer months.

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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…)