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  1. County OK's new planning alliance with little local supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Is an effort by Suffolk County to tie funding for certain projects to attendance at a quarterly regional planning meeting an effort to get everyone on the same page, or strong arming by big government? Despite concerns from several supervisors in the 10-town county - including leaders in Riverhead, Southold, Brookhaven and Shelter Island - who believed that an unnecessary layer of red tape was being formed prematurely, Suffolk County seems poised to create a Regional Planning Alliance Program to "coordinate among numerous municipal governments in the region."


  2. Shelter Island Police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime. In court, the charges against them may be reduced or withdrawn or the defendants may be found not guilty.


  3. Annual 3-on-3 hoop fest on tap for Saturday, fun for all and supports Joey's fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund will hold its annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, November 28 at 1 p.m. at the Shelter Island School gymnasium. U.S. Army 1st Lt.


  4. Suffolk Closeup: Big money doesn't fly on the East EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    It was an off-year election in 2015 which carried an important message in Suffolk County: big-moneyed political intervention by special interests didn't work here. In East Hampton, the companies behind what's become Long Island's biggest noisemaker - helicopter traffic between Manhattan and the East Hampton Airport - went all-out to defeat the Democrats running for East Hampton Town Board.


  5. Federal grant could help school garden grow on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In the beginning, the Shelter Island School Garden began with a ground breaking and in a short two seasons has come a long way. Now the district hopes to share in a grant that would help all such projects here and throughout the North Fork.


  6. Illustrator, painter, cartoonist Rob White dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Former Shelter Island editorial cartoonist Rob White, a man of myriad talents - ranging from painting, to illustrating, to editorial cartooning, to landscape architecture and substance abuse counseling - died Wednesday at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 70. The cause of death was mesophelioma, a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, according to his wife, Kate Altman, who survives him.


  7. Pact pledges Peconic Estuary protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Supervisors Sean Walter of Riverhead, Scott Russell of Southold and Shelter Island's Jim Dougherty signed an intermunicipal agreement Wednesday with other local, county and state officials to improve and protect the Peconic Estuary. The East End Supervisors and Mayors Association has unveiled a "Peconic Estuary Protection Committee" with Suffolk County to determine the condition of area waters and address remediation efforts when necessary.


  8. Column: County cops playing politics for keepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The most recent controversy is the loss of the Republican Party line for incumbent Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter after a campaign by a "super-PAC" set up by the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association. Mr. Walter says that the Suffolk PBA spent $125,000 to knock him off the GOP ticket in a move to have the Suffolk County Police Department take over the Riverhead Town Police Department, an idea he opposes.


  9. Shelter Island Justice Court reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the September 14 session of Shelter Island Justice Court. The reports are compiled from information provided to the Reporter by the Court.


  10. To your health: This one document can save EMTs valuable timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you're taking. You may not be able to communicate at all.


  11. Fish on: De-bunking the bunkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Fishing had just started to pick up again and fishermen were doing O.K. on false albacore, striped bass and bluefish using bait, casting lures and flies. Some even scored "Grand Slams," which means that you had to catch a blue, a striper and an albacore on the same trip.


  12. East End tourism group asks Bellone for more marketing dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    TIM GANNON PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, left, and Riverhead Tanger Outlets general manager Janine Nebons at a meeting on tourism Tuesday. Members of the East End Tourism Alliance asked County Executive Steve Bellone to increase the amount of tourism funding they get through an existing 3-percent county room occupancy tax at a meeting in Riverhead Tuesday.


  13. Shelter Island varsity golfers on course for a winning yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    After suffering a rough start, the Shelter Island School varsity golf team, almost halfway through the season, is already making a comeback. Things were looking gloomy as the team dropped their first three matches to open the season.


  14. Shelter Island runners come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO CREDIT Cal Lewis competing Monday against Stony Brook on Shelter Island School's new cross country course at Goat Hill. For the first time in many years, Shelter Island School's cross country team has a home it can call its own.


  15. Revenue sharing for East End police to increase under proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    While the bulk of Suffolk County taxes are spent in the five western towns, County Executive Steve Bellone said Friday that his $2.9 billion recommended county budget for 2016 will have some benefits for the East End. The budget will freeze general fund taxes for the fourth consecutive year, Mr. Bellone said, and will include $1 million more in revenue sharing with the East End police departments.


  16. Peconic Green Growth, county launching pilot program for new septic systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    For homeowners interested in a more environmentally friendly septic system, Peconic Green Growth is offering to install eight alternative recharge dispersal fields as part of a pilot program with Suffolk County. The new approach will replace leaching pits - which are currently used in most systems across Suffolk County - with a variety of setups that disperse wastewater higher up in the soil.


  17. Island profile: William Dickerson,a The tales he can tellRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO William G. Dickerson, in the kitchen of his home on Menantic Creek, where he has lived since 1950. William Dickerson, at 92, is the oldest male harelegger on Shelter Island, and a veteran of World War II.


  18. Column: Bucks GM bows out on top, Emmett takes reinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    BOB DE STEFANO PHOTO A bat being presented to Frank Emmett, left, by Dave Gurney, signed by all of the 2015 Bucks players and coaches. As our summer of 2015 on Shelter Island heads toward the finish, I think about all the things that happened in that short period of time.


  19. Adults only: Volunteer - and get paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I was speaking to Trina Milesi at the Suffolk County Board of Elections last week. She's still looking to train election inspectors from Shelter Island.


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