CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Mary Theinert in her studio, surrounded by work in progress.
Mary Theinert is an artist who grew up on Shelter Island, so in 2013, when she and her then-fiancé Jim Theinert, a teacher at the Shelter Island School, moved into a house on Menantic Road in urgent need of total renovation, they did it Island-style. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd said, is looking for good news when it comes to well readings.
Despite 5.78 inches of rain that fell in October and November, all 13 test wells on the Island trended down, according to the latest reports provided by the United States Geological Survey and compiled for the Water Advisory Committee by its Acting Chairman Ken Pysher. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Chief Jim Read at a Town Board meeting 10 years ago appealed for support to hire a consultant to help East End towns and villages develop disaster mitigation plans.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Three Ku Klux Klan members in Alabama were convicted of murder in the death of white civil right activist Viola Liuzzo. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s law requiring seat belts to be used by volunteer firefighters and EMS workers has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) to require the use of seat belts in emergency vehicles operated by volunteer fire companies or ambulance services. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO This classic boat built by members of the East End Classic Boat Society could be yours.
The East End Classic Boat Society is will be giving one lucky winner a chance to own a Pooduck skiff at its wine and cheese reception in Amagansett next week. (more…)