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03/20/19 12:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.

Representatives from Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, struggling to deal with a solution to the drinking water problems in their building, appealed to the Town Board at Tuesday’s work session for help in dealing with the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. (more…)

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12/01/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Without notice or regard
To the Editor:
I am writing to ensure that the Shelter Island community is aware that a valuable environmental and charitable resource  — the “Goody Pile” — has been essentially taken away from our residents without notice or public discussion. (more…)

09/27/15 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO The entrance to the Gardiner’s Creek Preserve.

COURTESY PHOTO The entrance to the Gardiner’s Creek Preserve.

It was nearly 35 years ago when I worked at this newspaper learning from Bob Dunne how to be a reporter.

He assigned a feature on town landings.

There are 50 of these access points to the water for members of the public to use. They are marked by an anchor on the Chamber of Commerce’s map.

I’ve just learned of another map that delineates walkable open space and preserved lands for “the benefit of our community and Island visitors.” (more…)