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  1. Suffolk Closeup: County moves to ban the bagRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Jane Richards picking up garbage at Mashomack a year ago as part of the International Coastal Cleanup. More than 180 plastic pieces were collected, many from plastic bags.

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  2. Island lags in Community Preservation Fund moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    While Shelter Island has $5.5 million in its open spaces fund, it continues to lag in terms of money flowing into the fund in February as compared with the same month last year. The money is based on a 2 percent tax property buyers pay that is used primarily for land preservation purposes.

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  3. Shelter Island Police blotter: Fax machine calls 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 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 In court, the charges against them may be reduced or withdrawn or the defendants may be found not guilty.

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  4. Town Board considers commercial site planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Supervisor Jim Dougherty has asked Town Attorney Laury Dowd to draft a resolution that could create site planning review for commercial operations. The Town Board at Tuesday's work session agreed to consider establishing a system of site planning that doesn't occur on most projects here.

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  5. Thiele, LaValle secure money for Peconic Estuary ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. and Senator Kenneth LaValle have secured $200,000 in the 2016-17 New York State budget to help protect and restore the Peconic Estuary. Both legislators have been very involved with the Peconic Estuary Program since its inception and been aware in 1985 of waters turning the color of coffee, representing brown tide, a harmful algal bloom that devastated the local scallop industry.

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  6. State bills push East End shuttle system forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Matt Sherman of Sherman Engineering told the Town Board Friday that while original plans called for raising an existing dwelling at 6 Hager Road to install a basement underneath, it might be preferable to take the structure down and start from scratch. The Shelter Island Town Board unanimously approved a home rule resolution necessary for the New York State Legislature to establish a Peconic Bay Regional Transportation Council.

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  7. Island profile: Vicki Weslek,a making Shelter Island healthier every dayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Anyone who has gone to an Empty Bowls event can tell you it's all about filling things. The bowls made by children get filled with soup donated by local restaurants and everyone who attends is filled with the satisfaction of doing some good for the community.

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  8. What's Happening on Shelter IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    As part of Shelter Island Library's Friday Night Dialogues, the Shelter Island Poetry Project, curated by Bliss Morehead, offers "Do I Dare to Eat a Peach?" a reading at the library on Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m. The program includes work by poets such as Philip Larkin, Elizabeth Bishop, Ted Hughes, Bernadette Meyer and Stanley Kunitz, as well as an ensemble reading of T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

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  9. ZBA ponders deck expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    The deck of this house at 55 Shore Road was subject to a stop work order when it was determined it failed to meet the required front lot 40-foot setback. That sent the project to the ZBA for a variance.

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  10. Hitting the roads - Town Board debates grants for infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Two documents were on the desk in front of Supervisor Jim Dougherty at Tuesday's Town Board work session. Mr. Dougherty asked his colleagues if he should sign them.

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  11. The Shelter Island Reporter welcomes Annette HinkleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Time Review Media Group is pleased to announce that Annette Hinkle has taken the post of Community News Editor of the Shelter Island Reporter. Annette is a veteran journalist who was associate editor of the Sag Harbor Express for almost 15 years and has written for many East End publications.

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  12. Suffolk Closeup: Confronting a crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Where there's excessive amounts of nitrogen flowing into waterways, such as bays and creeks, it leads to toxic algal bloom and low-oxygen dead zones that kill off fish and other marine life. In areas that depend on underground water table as the sole source of potable water - such as Suffolk and Nassau counties - excessive nitrogen is a health danger.

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  13. Assembly would boost governor's education aidRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Following his critical assessment of Governor Andrew Cuomo's school aid proposal for the 2016-17 school year, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. has laid out a number of initiatives he and his legislative colleagues believe would improve funding, particularly for East End schools. "More and more demands are being placed on local school districts to meet higher standards, while at the same time freezing property taxes," Mr. Thiele said.

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  14. Column: The more things changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    This statement is heard often. Sometimes it is uttered by individuals who arrived here five years ago and other times by people who have been here for more than half a century.

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  15. Codger column: All's fairRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Happy revelers at the Cheryl Hannabury Island Gift of Life party at the Ram's Head Inn last week, which Codger attended. As usual, Codger did not score a skateboard or a pedicure at the Hannabury Fair last Saturday, although he did fill up on the cookies he had thought about since last year's party.

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  16. Thiele bill aims to protect patients, health care providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. has joined Health Committee Chairman Richard Gottfried to sponsor a bill that would establish a state Health Insurance Consumer Protection Security Fund. The proposed legislation calls for a one-time assessment on remaining health insurers, not a permanent tax, Mr. Thiele said.

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  17. Shelter Island CPF numbers still dragRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Only Shelter Island, among the five East End towns, continues to show a drop in Community Preservation Fund money for January 2016 from the numbers one year ago. Shelter Island took in $270,000 in January 2015, but only $50,000 this January, according to figures released by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. .

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  18. Island musician to perform at Sag Harbor winter festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    Heather Reylek, seen here performing with Peter Mikochik, last summer at Volunteer Park, will be enchanting listeners this Saturday in Sag Harbor. Heather will be backed up by Peter Band on vocals and guitar.

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  19. Thiele wants more investment in modern, affordable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. wants the state to invest in more modern, efficient and less costly energy to combat rising electric prices. Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. is calling for modernization of Long Island's energy supply to produce more affordable electricity.

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  20. Thiele seeks tax exemptions for conserved, historic propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Shelter Island Reporter

    If Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. is successful, property being conserved would be free from state transfer taxes. Mr. Thiele's proposed legislation would apply to any nonprofit tax-exempt corporation operated for conservation, environmental or historic preservation purposes.

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