05/15/19 8:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

With no comment from the public, Shelter Island School District Business Leader Linda Haas made her final presentation Monday night on the proposed $11.9 million budget plan that will require $10.55 million from tax money to fund. (more…)

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05/14/19 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Decency gift bags for Retreat clients were organized and packed by, from left, Tyler Gulluscio, Emma Teodoru, Jane Richards, Amelia Clark and Board of Education member Margaret Colligan.

It’s a simple idea, really. But at a time when there’s so much antagonism among people of all political persuasions, a National Decency Day may be just what’s needed. (more…)

01/20/19 11:00am

COURTESY IMAGE There is a trend of young people leaving Suffolk County.

I was unaware of a problem that is hitting most Suffolk schools hard, although the Shelter Island School is holding the line — a declining number of students. (more…)

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01/09/19 12:00pm

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Services  Shelter Islanders depend on from the federal government, such as Social Security checks, are unaffected by those federal agencies that aren’t functioning with the normal contingent of workers. (more…)

12/08/18 3:00pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Richard Surozenski, left, and Bill Cummings erected the floating Chase Creek Christmas tree.

Why did Richard Surozenski and Bill Cummings spend the better part of last Saturday in a yellow rowboat, hauling a fully-decorated Christmas tree to the middle of Chase Creek? (more…)