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09/18/14 2:00pm
GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.

GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.

No, a scene from a dramatic action movie wasn’t being filmed in Greenport Harbor on Monday.

What happened was this: After six people were flung from a speeding powerboat that had turned sideways, two strangers who live on opposite sides of the bay played integral roles in rescuing the victims and ensuring safety in the harbor by bringing the runaway boat to a halt. (more…)

03/07/14 12:19pm
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Joy Bausman was honored at a reception in Mattituck last night as the Reporter's first ever Person of the Year.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Joy Bausman was honored at a reception in Mattituck last night as the Reporter’s first ever Person of the Year. Joining Joy was, from left, Det. Sgt. Jack Thilberg, Peter McCracken and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.

Joy Bausman was honored at a reception at the Times/Review corporate headquarters in Mattituck last night as the Shelter Island Reporter’s first ever Person of the Year. (more…)

01/27/14 5:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Drill rigs rusting at Crescent Beach last Autumn during botched efforts to run an electric cable between the North Fork and the Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Drill rigs rusting at Crescent Beach last Autumn during botched efforts to run an electric cable between the North Fork and the Island.

There’s no start date and there might not even be a plan.

The LIPA cable project that ground to a halt after months of missed deadlines, botched work, cost overruns and cheery reports that all was well, is now in the hands of the new power provider, PSEG. (more…)