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Shelter Island Reporter | Official town newspaper of Shelter Island.
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11/24/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

Tippi and Al Bevan are busiest this time of year, and will stay busy all winter, with the week or so before Thanksgiving marking the beginning of the trend.

Since 2007, the Bevans have been running the Community Food Pantry, which provides free food staples and some personal items, at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Mr. Bevan estimates that the number of hungry people using the pantry has increased due to the cold weather because seasonal, outdoor work, as well as jobs at restaurants and inns have dried up, leaving bread winners to provide for their families any way they can. (more…)

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11/24/14 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chequit Inn and Restaurant fetched $3.35 million in a fall sale to new owners who might be revealed this weekend.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Chequit Inn and Restaurant fetched $3.35 million in a fall sale to new owners who might be revealed this weekend.

The new owners of the Chequit remain a mystery. But the price they paid to purchase the inn and restaurant and two related buildings has now been confirmed as $3.35 million. (more…)

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11/24/14 12:00pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO
New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

Present a way of doing things and fit the personnel into it, or evaluate the talent at hand and build a new template?

That’s the challenge for a manager in any business, one that becomes most apparent for an individual managing a team sport.

Jamie Quinn was diplomatic when the question was put to him about his approach to managing the Shelter Island Bucks in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League for the 2015 season. (more…)

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11/24/14 8:00am
County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is calling for a study of Millstone power plant. (Courtesy photo)

COURTESY PHOTO | County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is calling for a study of the Millstone power plant.

Each day, some two billion gallons of water are pumped from Long Island Sound into the Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Connecticut — that state’s only nuclear power plant — and used to help cool systems and support the station’s two operating reactors. After it heats up, about 90 percent of that water is discharged back into the Sound at about 20 degrees warmer than when it was taken in, said Ken Holt, a spokesman for Millstone.

Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), who represetns Shleter Island, wants to better understand what, if any, impact that heated water is having on the ecology of the Sound and surrounding waters and has reached out to researchers at Stony Brook University’s School of Atmospheric Science, hoping they can determine whether Millstone might be “overheating” the Sound’s waters. (more…)