KARL GROSSMAN PHOTO Environmentalists and public officials in Suffolk County would rather see wind farm development, above, than oil drilling off the Atlantic shores.
By 2030, New York State aims to be capable of producing 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind energy — and create nearly 5,000 related jobs.
The New York State Department of Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) completed an offshore wind energy master plan in January. (more…)
Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Peter King (R-Seaford), citing a massive backlog of pending immigration cases, are requesting that Long Island be the place for a new immigration court.
In a letter to James McHenry, director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Mr. Zeldin and Mr. King referred to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) budget request for fiscal year 2019, which included a commitment to open 75 new immigration courtrooms to reduce the backlog of pending cases. (more…)
JUDY CARD PHOTO | Senior Wesley Congdon crowd surfing.
The Shelter Island High School prom took place at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club on May 19. Though it was a rainy night, the attendees didn’t let the weather dampen their spirts. as they danced the night away. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Sunset from the Sunset Beach Hotel.
Sunset Beach Hotel defines a certain kind of Shelter Island summer — millionaires’ yachts anchored off Crescent Beach, sunbathing, people watching, celebrity spotting, complicated cocktails and dancing by strobe or moon light.
And for some of Sunset Beach’s neighbors, summer also means window-rattling amplified music with sledgehammer bass lines at all hours of the night. (more…)
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn over West Neck Bay.
The National Weather Service (WS) is calling for mostly cloudy skies Tuesday, with showers moving in after noon. (more…)