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  1. Suffolk Closeup: Half a century of reporting recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO At a General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature last week are, from left, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, Reporter Columnist Karl Grossman and East Hampton Library Director Dennis Fabiszak. Memories sprang into my head as I walked into the meeting room of the Suffolk County Legislature last week to receive a proclamation from the Legislature honoring me for more than 50 years as a Suffolk-based journalist and spotlighting an archive of my work that has been established at the East Hampton Library.


  2. Island CPF revenues reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Although four of five East End towns showed an upturn in Community Preservation Fund money for the first five months of the year, a 25 percent decline in East Hampton was enough to bring down the total revenues collected so far this year compared with the first five months of 2016. Money for the CPF comes from a 2 percent tax buyers pay when purchasing East End properties and is used in turn to purchase open space for preservation and fund water protection programs.


  3. Supreme Court turns deaf ear to East Hampton's chopper pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Shelter Island Reporter

    On Monday, the United States Supreme Court decided not to hear the Town of East Hampton's petition to overrule a lower court's decision that the town had no right to restrict access into and out of its airport by helicopters and other so called "noisy" aircraft. In November, when East Hampton filed the petition, Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the Town Board's liaison to the airport, said it would be an "uphill fight," but one worth pursuing.


  4. Justice Court reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The following cases were adjudicated at Shelter Island Justice Court on June 12, 2017 as reported by the court. Judge Helen J. Rosenblum was on the bench.


  5. Island shows substantial hike in preservation fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space aquisitions and water protection programs. Shelter Island continued its substantial march forward with Community Preservation Fund receipts up substantially for the first four months of 2017 as compared with the same period the previous year.


  6. Q&A with Pulitzer Prize winner and Island resident Jules FeifferRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    On Tuesday, May 30, Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor opens "The Man in the Ceiling," a world premiere musical with book by Shelter Islander Jules Feiffer, music and lyrics by Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, and direction by Jeffrey Seller. Based on a young adult novel by Mr. Feiffer, the musical tells the story of Jimmy Jibbett, a boy who struggles in sports and school, but excels at cartooning.


  7. Codger Column: Joking aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Codger at home with Crone and Cur at their West Neck Road home. Codger usually emerges in high spirits from the tunnel of winter and early spring, looking forward to the perks of balmy weather, the return of the Bucks, plump buttered bodies on Sunset Beach, the tick ambush, the undocumented two-day vacationers draining the aquifer, the a uh, oh, there he goes again.


  8. Keeping the kids on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott has been reaching out to parents whose children study off-Island. Shelter Island School administrators and teachers are working to close the gap between the number of Island children eligible for classes here and those whose parents opt to send them off-Island to school.


  9. Island bucks trend, recording hike in CPF moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space aquisitions and water protection programs. Shelter Island is bucking the trend when it comes to East End municipalities' declining Community Preservation Funds.


  10. Supervisor Dougherty gives 'state of town' addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty at the Ram's Head Inn Sunday giving the 'State of the Town' address The need to replace aged septic systems on the Island could surpass the crisis of tick-borne diseases as a priority on Shelter Island. That's according to Supervisor Jim Dougherty, who spoke to more than 100 people Sunday at the Ram's Head Inn for the annual State of the Town address, sponsored by the Shelter Island League of Women Voters.


  11. Dougherty says he'll enforce STR law but encourages others to overturn itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    For the second time since it closed a public hearing on the proposed short-term rental law, the Town Board allowed audience members to comment at Tuesday's work session. Two residents who oppose the proposed law - Larry Adler and Kathryn O'Hagan - reiterated their views.


  12. Suffolk Closeup: 50 years of covering - and uncovering - Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Reporter columnist Karl Grossman, the dean of Long Island journalists, will have his archives of more than 50 years preserved in the East Hampton Library for scholars and reporters to access. Dennis Fabiszak, director of the East Hampton Library, sent an email last month saying: "I have great news.


  13. County approves $2M for SCCC fitness center for East EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Suffolk County Legislature has approved spending $2 million for a long awaited ftness center at Suffolk County Community College's Northampton campus, which will bring a much-needed indoor pool to the East End. Legislator Bridget Fleming , who represents Shelter Island, stressed the importance of supporting the project, which includes an Olympic-size indoor swimming pool.


  14. CPF revenues continue to declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Community Preservation Fund collects taxes on real estate sales to spend on open space aquisitions and water protection programs The first two months of 2017 have continued the downward trend in terms of Community Preservation Fund money going into East End town coffers for land and water preservation projects. That's the word from Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. who passed the legislation back in 1998 that created the Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund to amass money for land preservation in an effort to protect the character of the area.


  15. All segments of community pack Town Hall forum on affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Michael Mundy speaking at the forum at Town Hall Monday evening hosted by the Community Housing Board. A capacity crowd packed Town Hall Monday night for a forum sponsored by the Community Housing Board, and left with one unanswered question: Does Shelter Island want to pay to build affordable rental accommodations now, or face higher taxes in the future to replace the all-volunteer fire department and emergency services corps with paid members? In addition, employers including the school and the ferries, questioned where their employees will come from if there's no affordable place for them to live.


  16. Thiele boosts funding for underground gridsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Ironically, on the same day that most Shelter Islanders experienced a brief power outage while Silver Beach residents were out for close to two hours, came word from Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. that he is cosponsoring a bill to create a dedicated state fund to install underground utility lines across the state. The bill would systematically place all the state's electrical grids underground if requested by local communities.


  17. Codger: Think springRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Immigration policies announced in Washington affect us immediately and what seem like our local issues, such as short-term rentals, are hardly unique. Consider this from a councilman: "What we don't want is conversion of residential properties in a residential-zoned neighborhood to be used as a full-time short-term tourist lodge or motel."


  18. Suffolk closeup: Fighting for clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Town of East Hampton is moving ahead with a program to provide financial assistance to homeowners and businesses to upgrade their cesspool systems with new technology that drastically reduces nitrogen discharges. It's a program that should be countywide, and could be through a bill authored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. .


  19. What's Happening: Thursday, March 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Perlman Music Program offers an Alumni Recital featuring violinist Francesca Anderegg on Saturday, March 11 at 5 p.m. at the Clark Arts Center. Ms. Anderegg will present a solo repertoire with pianist John Root.


  20. Island shows boost in Community Preservation Fund revenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    While the first month of 2017 saw an overall downturn in Community Preservation Fund revenue among the five East End towns, Shelter Island booked a 160 percent increase from what was reported in January 2016. The money is collected from a 2 percent tax paid by buyers of properties in the five East End towns and is used to purchase and preserve open space.


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