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06/20/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Betsy Morgan

COURTESY PHOTO Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Betsy Morgan

Voters in Dering Harbor elected Betsy Morgan mayor on June 19 and re-elected Trustees Karen Kelsey and Patrick Parcells. The slate had run unopposed. There were four blank ballots cast and one write-in vote for Mayor John T. Colby, who was not seeking re-election. (more…)

06/20/18 12:46pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch on North Ferry Road in the Center will remain open.

JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch on North Ferry Road in the Center will remain open.

Just a couple of minutes into his remarks to Chase Bank representatives on the Island this morning, Supervisor Gary Gerth said he was interrupted and told that he had won his case and the officials have reversed the decision to close the branch on North Ferry Road.

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06/20/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

At the request of the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Committee, the Town Board voted during a special regular session Tuesday following its work session to allow the committee to file for a bond of up to $50 million if the committee needs to borrow money for a particular acquisition of property when it lacked sufficient funds. (more…)

06/20/18 10:44am
JOHN CLARE PHOTO  The town landing at the end of South Menantic Road.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO The town landing at the end of South Menantic Road.

The Shelter Island Police Department has issued a press release:

“A valid Town Boat Storage on Town Property sticker is now required for all boats stored at Shelter Island Town Landings and on town property, pursuant to recent legislation passed by the Shelter Island Town Board. The new law was created to address the public safety and environmental issues created by unidentified craft left on public properties. (more…)