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  1. Column: Thanksgiving's over let's get the treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I certainly did - cooking my turkey here and then bringing it to my 95-year-old mother's house in Northport.


  2. Suffolk lawmaker proposes shrinking size of LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A Suffolk County legislator is calling on county officials to let the public vote on reducing the size of the legislature, a proposal that has received mixed reaction from East End officials. Legislator Bill Lindsay III introduced legislation last week to schedule a 2017 referendum asking Suffolk voters if they want to reduce the size of the legislature from 18 seats to 13. Two of the 18 current members represent the East End.


  3. Richard's Almanac: Gray squirrels, take coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I found this noteworthy because squirrel hunting was a big deal where I was living in upstate New York. A few fat squirrels made an excellent Brunswick stew that was not gamey at all.


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

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The following cases were adjudicated at Shelter Island Justice Court on October 31, as reported by the court. Judge Helen Rosenblum was on the bench.


  5. Weekly Calendar: November 3 - November 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Ferry Writers , share and discuss your writing in a supportive environment. Writers of all levels and genres welcome, library, 5 p.m. Bring three to five pages of your work.


  6. Richard's Almanc: Riding the rails from Manhattan to GreenportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    I spent last weekend with my six grandchildren at one son's house in western Long Island to mark the second birthday of the youngest. We had a great time.


  7. Friday Night Dialogues: Saving sea turtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    This picture was taken back in November 2013 as two members of the New York State Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue program examined a dead leatherback sea turtle that washed up at Miss Annie's Creek in Mashomack. We all know what hypothermia is.


  8. Zeldin, Throne-Holst differ on EPA oversight at environmental debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    This year's First Congressional District candidates both agree more needs to be done to protect the area's natural resources, but how the Environmental Protection Agency goes about making that happen is where they disagree. East End Congressman Lee Zeldin is calling for more oversight since he feels communication between the EPA and Congress is lacking.


  9. Congressional candidates to discuss environmental issues tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    East End Congressman Lee Zeldin and former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst will discuss environmental issues at Tuesday night's First Congressional District candidate forum in Riverhead. The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund is hosting the event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center.


  10. Women's rights are human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In her acceptance speech for best supporting actress at the 2015 Academy Awards for her role in "Boyhood," Patricia Arquette put forth this fiery statement - "To every woman who gave birth. To every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else's equal rights.


  11. Back to drawing board on short-term rentalsRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    That's what the Town Board decided at its work session Tuesday after reviewing a draft of the law Tuesday. Town Attorney Laury Dowd had taken a crack at the draft after prolonged discussions over the past four months.


  12. Golf team learning lessons on and off the courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    In a match September 22 against McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead, the Shelter Island varsity golf team won in great style. The day before our contest, McGann-Mercy defeated the tough Southold /Greenport team with some magnificent scoring.


  13. Shelter Island profile: Speaking with her hands from her heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Julia Weisenberg taking a break in the middle of her workday. She no longer wears business suits or reports to a Manhattan office.


  14. County passes law to charge for single-use bagsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The Suffolk County Legislature adopted a new law last week requiring retailers to charge shoppers 5 cents for each paper or plastic bag. If County Executive Steve Bellone approves the legislation, the law will go into effect January 1, 2018.


  15. 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.


  16. New York to allow medical marijuana home deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO Columbia Care assistant general manager Christian Shilling demonstrating how a tincture bottle measures a dose of medicine. A home delivery service will be created for patients as part of New York's expanded medical marijuana program, according to an announcement by the state Department of Health.


  17. Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The late 1800s featured a lot of change for the country - President James A. Garfield was assassinated, skyscrapers rose throughout cities, electric lighting became more prominent, the Great Blizzard immobilized the East Coast and Coca-Cola was created. Now, 130 years later, the organization is celebrating the anniversary with an exhibition focusing on the county's 10 towns during the 1880s.


  18. Zeldin: FAA approved helicopter route due to political pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    A Federal Aviation Administration official recently told a group of East End leaders that a decision to approve a four-year extension of the current North Shore helicopter route was done as a result of political pressure from U.S. Senator Charles Schumer , according to Congressman Lee Zeldin . Mr. Zeldin held a press conference Monday at Riverhead Town Hall after meeting with FAA officials and local leaders - including Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter - to discuss the East End's ongoing helicopter noise problem.


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

    Aug 18, 2016 | 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.


  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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