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01/21/18 1:10pm
PSEG-LI COURTESY PHOTO Roadways where traffic delays could occur during the next month as work progresses on the cable project underway to ensure long-term power reliability to Shelter Island.

PSEG COURTESY PHOTO Roadways where traffic delays could occur during the next month as work progresses on the cable project underway to ensure long-term power reliability to Shelter Island.

Islanders who have been relatively unbothered by construction underway to ensure long-term power reliability are going to experience some delays expected to begin Monday, weather permitting. (more…)

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01/19/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Seth Nathan at Isola in the Heights.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Seth Nathan at Isola in the Heights.

Seth Nathan is the executive chef at Isola, a restaurant in the Heights. Halfway through his first winter on Shelter Island, he’s still — remarkably — smiling. For a guy born in Ojai, California, and raised in Malibu, staying warm and cheerful in a Northeastern winter is no minor accomplishment. (more…)

01/17/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

It was mostly a night for celebration at Tuesday’s Shelter Island Board of Education meeting where guidance counselor Martha Tuthill was granted tenure that becomes effective on February 23. (more…)

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01/17/18 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilmen Albert Dickson and Paul Shepherd and Supervisor Gary Gerth. Not shown, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. From left, Councilmen Albert Dickson and Paul Shepherd and Supervisor Gary Gerth. Not shown, Councilman Jim Colligan and Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams.

The Town Board discussed at its Tuesday work session the issue of applications for outdoor assemblies and parties on public property during the summer months.

Police Chief Jim Read came to board to discuss an application submitted by Romanos Fessas for a 115-person clambake at the end of Shell Beach on an evening the weekend before the Fourth of July. (more…)

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01/17/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Nico Seddio along with his mother and grandmother meeting Prince Charles in Malta.

COURTESY PHOTO Nico Seddio along with his mother and grandmother meeting Prince Charles in Malta.

As “six degrees of separation” stories go, the Seddio family’s connection to the heir to the British throne is no separation at all.

Recounted as “Nico’s Royal Run-In” by reporter Lindsey Gallagher in the current issue of Shelter Island School’s student newspaper, The Inlet, a serendipitous meet and greet took place last fall with Prince Charles and student Nico Seddio on the island of Malta. (more…)