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  1. Village, PSEG remain at standstill over Fifth Street reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

    Negotiations between PSEG and Greenport Village over a proposed underwater cable project on Fifth Street haven't moved any further along since a public forum last month between the power company and village residents, said Greenport Village Mayor George Hubbard Jr. But while the village has tried to take the lead on investigating possible environmental impacts instead of PSEG, a frequent critic of the proposal launched into a criticism of the Village Board and the mayor at its October 20 meeting. "You're incompetent or something else is going on," said Christian McShea, an outspoken Fifth Street resident who has demanded the board find another location for the project.


  2. What exactly lives on Plum Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 5 | Shelter Island Reporter

    KATJA SCHULZ/FLICKR PHOTO A Needham's Skimmer is a rare type of drafgonfly that can be found on Plum Island in the wetlands area. The existing natural habitat has been the factor most often cited in the fight against a sale of federally-owned Plum Island.


  3. WMAC wants county to delay Reel Point dredgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 4 | Shelter Island Reporter

    When the town has wanted Suffolk County to intervene at sites where dredging is needed, it has sometimes taken years to get on the list. But county plans for excavation this month at Reel Point are likely to be stopped by town action while a study on the best way to preserve the site is completed.


  4. Manor to install state-of-of-the-art wastewater system, unique in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO At a ground breaking ceremony September 23 at Sylvester Manor Education Farm for a wastewater septic system unique to Suffolk County, manning the first shovel were, from left, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. , County Legislator Bridget Fleming . Sara Gordon, the Manor's director of planning and development and Supervisor Jim Dougherty.


  5. PSEG fields concerns from Greenporters over cable planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, speaking at a community meeting in Greenport September 20. As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, began to speak louder. "I get that, I totally get that," he said at a community meeting Tuesday evening.


  6. Greenporters hopping mad about cable project, blame IslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO A Greenport resident speaks at the Greenport Village Board meeting September 15 about the proposed electrical cable project to the Island. Upset by a PSEG proposal to extend an underground electrical cable to Shelter Island Heights from a residential village street, Greenport residents took their protests to Village Board members on September 15. They called the plan poorly researched, dangerous and unfair, and said both the village and residents would be forced to deal with loud construction noises and electrical wires running under their street.


  7. editorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Fred Thiele delivers At Monday's press conference in front of the American Legion Hall announcing that $500,000 would be flowing from state coffers to the town and the Shelter Island School District, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. noted that he knows where Shelter Island is. We're often paranoid about how the smallest town in Suffolk County is given shortest shrift at best, or ignored, at worst.


  8. The Reporter's sportswriter takes on the Great Peconic RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Two years ago, when I turned 60, I decided I would kayak around Shelter Island as a personal challenge. With very little training, I set out one morning in a plastic sit-on-top 12-foot boat I'd bought for my wife.


  9. Great Peconic Race produces a great dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO And they're off! Stand up paddleboarders begin their race around Shelter Island from Wades Beach Saturday morning. With a smile as wide as Peconic Bay, Julieta Gismondi dug into the last few feet of water with her paddle toward Wades Beach Saturday.


  10. Photos from the Great Peconic RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Described by organizers as one of the East Coast's premier competitions for elite, intermediate and novice paddlers, the race kicked off from Wades Beach for a 19.5-mile circumnavigation of Shelter Island. New this year was a 9-mile race course, a 3-mile untimed, recreational course, and a beach party.


  11. Is now the time to refinance? Falling interest rates could make it appealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    When British citizens voted in late June to leave the European Union, the referendum sparked fear in the global economy, prompting investors to sink their money into options long thought to be secure, such as treasuries. In doing so, they benefited American homeowners by helping to further lower already plummeting interest rates on home mortgages.


  12. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Gemini 11 rocketed into orbit and caught an Agena target achieving its primary goal of a rendezvous to test an emergency means of returning people from the moon. Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Severn Bridge linking England and Wales and declaring the bridge would usher in a new economic era for South Wales.


  13. Serious problems continue to plague Peconinc EstuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COAST GUARD AUXILIARY PHOTO A view high above Flanders Bay in 2013 shows the discoloration of the water caused by red tide, a type of algae that can kill marine life. Over the past month, the Peconic Estuary has been hit with one environmental blow after another, a Stony Brook biologist and marine researcher said, thanks in part to rising temperatures in East End waterways.


  14. One way? No way - Petitioners, commissioners weigh in on New York AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    There was some gruesome imagery voiced at the Town Board work session Tuesday when the topic of dangerous traffic on New York Avenue was raised. Councilman Jim Colligan said plans to make the road safer should be taken only after a study by the New York State Department of Transportation and that there's "no reason to panic."


  15. This week in Shelter Island historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Sir Francis Chichester embarked on a 228-day circumnavigation of the world leaving from Portsmouth, England, and becoming the first person to do so alone. He was later knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.


  16. Country Fair and Green Expo take 'Center' stage SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO A slide set up for kids last year at last year's Country Fair was a popular attraction. Saturday, the place to be is in the Center for two annual late summer events - the 36th annual Shelter Island Fire Department Country Fair and the seventh annual Green Expo.


  17. Top breast surgeon, a Southold resident, to lead seminar at Peconic LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In addition to being a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the New York State chair for the Commission on Cancer, the Southold resident was the first female president of the ACS's Brooklyn/Long Island chapter. In May, Dr. Lee earned another qualification when she was appointed associate director of the breast health program at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, where she has practiced for the past 2 1/2 years.


  18. What's happening on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM Violinist Eric Silberger brings his award-winning talent to the Perlman Music Program this weekend in the first of the season's alumni recitals. Mr. Silberger has performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and around the world.


  19. Shelter Island Yacht Club hosts first-ever Race WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    COURTESY PHOTO Larry Landry's White Witch was the overall winner in the Shelter Island Yacht Club's first ever Race Week last weekend. The same holds true for the wind and sailboat racing.


  20. Health column: PBMC hosting Substance Abuse Awareness DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In a region where opiate addiction continues to worsen, there is no such thing as too much awareness when it comes to educating the public about the dangers of substance abuse. With that in mind, Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead is hosting a "Substance Abuse Awareness Day" on Saturday, August 13, from 10 a.m. to noon, in its main lobby.


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