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01/16/19 8:00am

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Councilman Paul Shepherd

Councilman Paul Shepherd leaned forward, his elbows on the table, his face covered with his hands.

He remained in that position for about two minutes as his colleague, Councilman Jim Colligan, spoke at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)

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01/11/19 10:00am

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Justice Helen Rosenblum administered the oath of office to colleague Mary-Faith Westervelt as Ms. Westervelt’s husband Brian stood by her side and Supervisor Gary Gerth joined in the swearing in ceremony.

If it was a quiet election time locally last November, it was time last week to celebrate two town officials elected without opposition who took their oaths of office among relatives and friends at the Town Board’s January 2 reorganizational meeting.

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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…)