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07/07/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Retiring and ready to hit the road are North Ferry Captain Herb Sherman and his wife Judy, also just retired as a registered nurse manager at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Retiring and ready to hit the road are North Ferry Captain Herb Sherman and his wife Judy, also just retired as a registered nurse manager at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport.

Retiring pair Herb and Judy Sherman are ready to hit the road in their RV after both retired — he as a captain for North Ferry and she as a registered nurse manager at the San Simeon Day Care Program. (more…)

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07/07/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kiera Nissen is trying to smooth the way for Islanders with irrigation systems to get them permitted while she tracks existing systems and adds them to the town’s GIS map.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kiera Nissen is trying to smooth the way for Islanders with irrigation systems to get them permitted while she tracks existing systems and adds them to the town’s Geographic Information System map.

Residents who have an installed irrigation system but haven’t taken steps to get it permitted should be prepared to find a bright orange notice hanging on their doors.

The notice will instruct them about necessary steps to comply with Shelter Island’s new irrigation law, legislation hammered out over more than 18 months of study and discussion. (more…)

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07/07/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fireworks will once again illuminate the summer skies over Shelter Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fireworks will once again illuminate the summer skies over Shelter Island.

Weather permitting — and the current forecast is promising — there will be fireworks Saturday night off Crescent Beach.

This year’s event, in the hands of a new group of organizers, will include a number of special activities to enhance the mid-summer Island tradition, now in its 58th year. (more…)