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03/27/17 8:00am
Congressman Lee Zeldin

Congressman Lee Zeldin

On Friday,  Republicans  in the House of Representatives withdrew legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), who campaigned on the promise to help repeal the ACA — known as Obamacare — was one of five House Republicans from New York, according to the New York Times, who supported or leaned yes toward voting  to scrap the ACA and replace it with  “the American Health Care Act.” (more…)

12/18/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik presented the Board of Education with a progress report on meeting goals for the 2015-16 school year.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik presented the Board of Education with a progress report on meeting goals for the 2015-16 school year.

“We’re looking at getting our kids college and career ready,” Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik told the Board of Education last week, reviewing steps he’s taken to ensure that students not college-bound are not being forgotten.

Toward that end, students from Shelter Island are serving internships, exposing them to fields to pursue after graduation, Mr. Skuggevik said at Wednesday’s meeting. (more…)

01/03/15 12:00pm
CARRIE MILER

CARRIE MILER

Health care reform brought with it a number of changes that affected hospitals nationwide throughout 2014, with quantifiable effects starting to become clear by the end of the first quarter.

We sat down with Andrew Mitchell, president and CEO of PBMC Health, to discuss the highs and the lows of the past year and the changes the community can expect come 2015. As expected, there was plenty to talk about. (more…)