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03/23/15 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

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Newly named Shelter Island Public Library Director Terry Lucas having coffee and conversation at Stars Café one morning last week.

She was an attorney with one of Wall Street’s most prestigious firms, practicing commercial law, handling complicated multi-state mortgage transactions.

“It was quite the fascinating life,” Terry Lucas said. “But there was something missing.”

Added to the feeling of living a not-quite-complete life were pressures that too often were inescapable. (more…)

01/15/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Island real estate market is on the upswing.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Island real estate market is on the upswing.

If the real estate market lagged behind the stock market in recovering, its rebound on Shelter Island began to flourish in the final quarter of 2014. Now the challenge is to find enough properties to meet buyers’ demands. (more…)

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01/06/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG today for

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. blasted PSEG for not being answerable to the public.

Criticizing PSEG operations on Long Island, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) called  for steps to establish effective checks and balances on the electric utility no matter who manages it. (more…)

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02/06/14 5:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Alice Frances (Kraft) Lott

COURTESY PHOTO | Alice Frances (Kraft) Lott

Alice Frances (Kraft) Lott

Alice Frances (Kraft) Lott, 93, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at The Huntington at Nashua, New Hampshire.
Born on January 28, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Alice (Campbell) Kraft. (more…)