REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime. In court, the charges against them may be reduced or withdrawn or the defendants may be found not guilty. (more…)
Home page of the new Deer & Tick website at shelterislanddeerandtick.org.
A woman visiting Shelter Island last year contracted Lyme disease that has become a serious illness. She believes her condition could have been prevented if she had known about the tick infestation on the Island and the signs of tick bites, which might have prompted her to get medical treatment sooner. (more…)
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO Dead fish in the thousands have washed up on local shores.
BY CHRIS LISINSKI
An official study of last summer’s fish kills in the Peconic River, which were attributed to a variety of factors, confirmed that the biggest culprit was nitrogen-fed algal blooms, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | A cardinal completes the circle of a snowy week.
Our photographer Beverlea Walz captured some beautiful moments provided by winged Island creatures. (more…)