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10/18/14 2:06pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a fourth place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

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They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a third place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

John Honerkamp of New York City and Julianne Milliman of Moriches took home top honors in Saturday’s Shelter Island 5k Run/Walk to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. (more…)

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10/17/14 4:25pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

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Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

A county wide lottery for year-round residents whose properties lack sewers will enable 19 lucky winners to have a new alternative wastewater treatment system installed without charge and five years of free maintenance. (more…)

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10/17/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), who represents District 1 that includes Shelter Island in the New York State Assembly, was one of the most prolific members of that body in getting bills passed in the legislature this year. (more…)