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02/04/19 2:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island Country Club’s clubhouse.

The membership of the Shelter Island Country Club has voted 116 to 2 to continue to pursue status as a nonprofit corporation. The go-ahead came via mail-in ballots, the results of which were announced on January 31. (more…)

09/12/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO The week after Labor Day, and the only lack of parking spaces is at the school bike rack.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO The week after Labor Day, and the only lack of parking spaces on Shelter Island is at the school bike rack.

When I ask people to name the best day of the year on Shelter Island, most of them don’t miss a beat. It’s the Tuesday after Labor Day.

Upon reflection, some say they’d trade in Tumbleweed Tuesday for a perfect fall day a little later in the season. (more…)

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07/16/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A 'bike route' but no 'bike lanes.'

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’

Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.

It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)

07/09/18 8:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Islander and professor of human rights Paul Martin on his 82nd birthday.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Islander and professor of human rights Paul Martin on his 82nd birthday.

Recent studies show that more and more seniors are choosing to remain at their jobs well into their 80s if health permits. These individuals have a great deal to offer to younger folk and most of them agree that working and thinking keeps them young. We have a number of such people here on the Island so I thought I’d take some time to speak with them here.

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