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Where to advertise furniture for sale

09/24/2012 10:24 PM

Where is the best place to advertise furniture for sale on Shelter island? Craigslist does not seem to have any listings. Where do locals look on the East end?

 
 
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    First off advertise in this newspaper....(Times Review) I think all the advertisements go into SF, NR andShelter Island....and Craigs list, just put East End Long Island....I've done both...and have been sucessful...Hope this helps...

    09/28/2012 2:25 PM | 9 Votes

     

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The engineer  had originally suggested that the town could budget for the intern or take the necessary  funds from his own salary.

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In a presentation to the board last month, Robert DeLuca, CEO of the environmental nonprofit, said that he had read about Mr. Cronin’s proposal in the Reporter and his organization would gladly offer a grant for the $4,000.

In a letter to Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Mr. DeLuca said creating a database is “crucially important to developing informed recommendations and ultimately solutions for what is increasingly important water quality issues facing our entire region.”

 

 

 

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