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01/23/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Icicles hanging from melting snow on Shelter Island buildings offered a clear indication in 1985 of bone-chilling temperatures that accompanied a brutal snow storm.

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Icicles hanging from melting snow on Shelter Island buildings offered a clear indication in 1985 of bone-chilling temperatures that accompanied a brutal snow storm.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Lyndon Johnson was in the first week of his own full four-year term, having been inaugurated in his own right, after succeeding President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, when Mr. Kennedy was assassinated. (more…)

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01/23/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO “It looks like an archaeological dig,” ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg said about this Ram Island Drive property in December. She and her fellow ZBA members are no happier a month later as they continue to see revised plans that raise questions about what the owners plan.

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“It looks like an archaeological dig,” ZBA member Patricia Shillingburg said about this Ram Island Drive property in December. She and her fellow ZBA members are no happier a month later as they continue to see revised plans that raise questions about what the owners plan.

They said it last month and again Wednesday night. The ZBA not only wants to know what a finished structure will look like, but what steps are being taken to reach the desired end. (more…)

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01/22/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Once filled with trucks, construction equipment and materials and debris, the lot at 13 North Ferry Road was clear as of Monday, the date the town Building Department set for eviction if owner Dan Calabro failed to take steps to obtain permits necessary to a trucking operation at the site.

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Once filled with trucks, construction equipment and materials and debris, the lot at 13 North Ferry Road was clear as of Monday, the date the town Building Department set owner Dan Calabro  to take steps to obtain permits necessary to a trucking operation at the site or remove what was there.

Dan Calabro had  trucks and materials that were stored at 13 North Ferry Road removed prior to the January 20 deadline the Building Department set for him to cure the situation that had the site used for trucking without necessary application to the Town Board for a special permit or to the State Department of Transportation for a need curb cut.

The site sat empty on Tuesday, except for a large pile of wood and a sign announcing the wood was for sale. (more…)