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After hearing from residents for two weeks in a row about serious problems associated with airbnbs — unregulated short term rentals — the Town Board heard another story at Tuesday’s work session.
Two residents told the board that short-term rentals were an economic lifeline to many individuals and a large part of the financial well being for the entire Island. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.
Before the traditional turning of the tassels and tossing of their mortar boards into the air, there were awards to graduates Saturday and to graduates and other secondary level students Friday morning. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Nancy Nzisa at the finish line about to set a record in the women’s division of the 37th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K.
The 37th annual Shelter Island 10K race was one for the books, with Kenyan Nancy Nzisa setting a record for women runners that had held for nearly two decades.
Ms. Nzisa, 24, ran a sizzling 33.01 on a hot, windless afternoon under a punishing sun. (more…)
BARBARA WARREN PHOTO Dolphins swimming in Greenport Harbor this morning.
A rare and beautiful sight blessed travellers onboard a North Ferry boat bound for Shelter Island around 9 a.m. today.
A school of dolphins rose to the surface and surfed the bay before diving and rhythmically rising again, over and over. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO An ambulance left the Shelter Island EMS headquarters one day last summer on a call that resulted in a life saved and a prestigious award presented to the the Island’s first responders.
What led to a prestigious award for the Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services, one of only two presented by Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) for all EMS units dealing with strokes in Suffolk County, began one afternoon last summer. (more…)