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04/10/18 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

One homeowner described it as a “loss of innocence.” Another said, “I suppose it had to come at some point.”

Marilynn Pysher and Cathy Ann Kenny, residents of Silver Beach, were speaking about the news that another burglary had been reported in their neighborhood two weeks after a horrific home invasion burglary put an elderly minister in the hospital in critical condition. (more…)

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12/29/15 12:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Jim Colligan

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Jim Colligan

When Democratic Chairwoman Heather Reylek asked Jim Colligan last spring if he was interested in interviewing with party leaders for a Town Board slot, he did what he always does when making major life decisions: He went home to discuss it with his wife, Margaret. (more…)

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10/27/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Three candidates for two Town Board seats debated the issues Sunday at the Shelter Island School in a forum sponsored by the League of Women voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association. From left, Jim Colligan, Councilman Paul Shepherd and Emory Breiner

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Three candidates for two Town Board seats debated the issues Sunday at the Shelter Island School in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association. From left, Jim Colligan, Councilman Paul Shepherd and Emory Breiner.

The debate between three candidates for two spots on the Town Board started slowly, and not just because one participant was late.

Republican Emory Breiner was in the school building, but not in the auditorium when the “Meet the Candidates Forum,” sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island and the Shelter Island Association, was scheduled to begin Sunday afternoon. (more…)

02/11/15 2:00pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION | Sixteen walks are outlined on a new map of open spaces on Shelter Island.

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION | Sixteen walks are outlined on a new map of open spaces on Shelter Island.

The Green Options Advisory Committee wants to make clear that the recently distributed “A Map of Walkable Open Space and Preserved Lands” incorrectly includes a parcel of land owned by the Silver Beach Association as part of the town’s Shell Beach property.

The Silver Beach parcel is not town land and is clearly marked as SBA property.

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07/12/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island gears up for its annual fireworks show tonight.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shelter Island gears up for its annual fireworks show tonight, July 12.

A time to give

To the Editor
As we all look forward to the fireworks this Saturday, it has become apparent that many Shelter Island residents are not fully aware of the arrangements that the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has made to ensure that its annual fireworks show is going to be better than ever. (more…)