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07/26/14 2:32pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

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No one sounded the alarm on last week’s photo (see below), which remains a mystery: Why is a plastic fire hydrant hanging in a tree next to the Heights firehouse?

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

07/26/14 8:00am
PETER WALDNER PHOTO

PETER WALDNER PHOTO

Acclaimed Shelter Island artist Bob Markell, or a reasonable facsimile, last seen on a  boat going off-Island, is shown here enthralling — or maybe puzzling — a group of Camp Quinipet kids this week.

Watch this spot in coming weeks, as we track Bob’s progress through the Island, all leading to the annual ArtSI Studio tour coming up August 16 and 17.

For more information, visit artsi.info.

07/23/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at the Center firehouse last Friday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | All smiles at the Center firehouse last Friday.

Fire Chief Will Anderson, above left, received a check Friday at the Center firehouse for $5,700 from Jolyon Fox Stern, CEO of Dewitt Stern Insurance.

The check was a grant from Fireman’s Fund Insurance. Chief Anderson said the money will go for public education, including literature and paying off equipment used in demonstrations for the public on fire safety.

At right is Lt. Warrren Baker, who was instrumental in acquiring the funds for the department