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…)

06/19/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE | Todd Gulluscio becomes Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, assuming a newly created position as of July 1.

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Todd Gulluscio, Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, is a member of the New York State Athletic Administrators Association Representative Board.

The Board of Education granted tenure at its June meeting to three teachers — Bryan Knipfing, Brittney Russo and Michele Yirce.

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06/18/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Center this morning that will rid the building that also houses two medical offices of MTBE contamination.

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New carbon filters were installed at the Senior Activities Center this morning that will rid the building — which includes two medical offices — of water contamination.

Less than a month after town officials received word that water at the building that houses the Senior Activities Center and two medical offices was contaminated with MTBE — a gasoline additive that leeched into groundwater — workers from AquaFuture, Inc. installed a carbon filter that will once again provide potable water. (more…)

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06/16/18 11:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Discussing their running and coaching careers with Dr. Frank Adipietro on WLNG Friday afternoon were (from left) author and coach Owen Anderson, runner Linus Kiplagat, who trains with the coach; and Olympians Bill Rodgers and Joan Benoit Samuelson.

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Discussing their running and coaching careers on WLNG Friday afternoon were (from left) author and coach Owen Anderson, runner Linus Kiplagat, who trains with the coach and Olympians Bill Rodgers and Joan Benoit Samuelson.

A little more than 24 hours before runners and walkers begin the 39th Annual Shelter Island 10K Run/5K Walk, two former Olympians, an author and coach and one of his trainees discussed training techniques and ways to get and stay healthy with Dr. Frank Adipietro on WLNG Friday afternoon.

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