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10/16/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo

COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.

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10/10/17 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Blue-green algae on the surface of Fresh Pond on a July morning near the town landing off Lake Drive.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Blue-green algae on the surface of Fresh Pond on a July morning near the town landing off Lake Drive.

This past summer, excessive nitrogen affected water quality across Long Island — and Shelter Island was no exception. (more…)

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08/08/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Plum Island Lighthouse.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Plum Island Lighthouse.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill July 25 to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government to the highest bidder for the second time. (more…)

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07/18/17 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Dr. Scott Campbell

JULIE LANE PHOTO  Dr. Scott Campbell

Summer on Shelter Island comes with warnings about ticks and concerns about the illnesses they can transmit, such as Lyme disease. But lately other lesser-known tick-borne ailments are grabbing the attention of East End locals, who reach out to experts because they are concerned the situation is worsening. (more…)