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09/01/14 8:00am
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To the Editor:
The Shelter Island UFSD prides itself on maintaining high standards for all of our students. We have spent the last several years collaborating with each other and the greater community to provide our students with additional academic and athletic opportunities. (more…)

08/25/14 10:22am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO At the start of the Town Board meeting Friday, August 22, representatives of the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation presented Supervisor Jim Dougherty with a check for $15,000, proceeds from the third annual Shelter Island Cricket match held last month. The money will go to help support Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. From left, Mark Canarvogel, Jim Preston, Supervior Dougehrty and Councilman Peter Reich.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
At the start of the Town Board meeting Friday, August 22, representatives of the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation presented Supervisor Jim Dougherty with a check for $15,000, proceeds from the third annual Shelter Island Cricket match held last month. The money will go to help support Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. From left, Mark Kanarvogel, Jim Preston, Supervisor Dougherty and Councilman Peter Reich.

 

08/21/14 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is hosting free sessions to educate the public on ticks and mosquitoes.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is hosting free sessions to educate the public on ticks and mosquitoes.

What type of tick is that? Is citronella effective to repel mosquitos? Did you know bug zappers do not attract mosquitos and actually kill many beneficial insects? (more…)

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08/12/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Romeo the cat seems to be in an indecisive mood.

COURTESY PHOTO | Romeo the cat seems to be in an indecisive mood.

Jane Walker spotted her cat Romeo Sunday morning “looking out contemplating a group of turkeys that had wandered up the steps from our back yard onto our deck,” she wrote. “The turkeys were looking in and seemed to be contemplating Romeo. It seemed to me at that moment that Romeo was thinking:  “Company … or … dinner?”