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07/25/17 2:00pm
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTOA kayaker on Peconic Bay late last month.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO A kayaker on Peconic Bay late last month.

As the popularity of paddle craft — such as kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards — increases across the country, so have related marine incidents.

According to the United States Coast Guard, 143 paddle sport enthusiasts died nationwide in 2015, accounting for about 29 percent of all boating deaths that year. (more…)

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07/24/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse could be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse could be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.

The Zoning Board of Appeals is poised to hear from John Coughlin, attorney for  Deer Park’s Elite Towers, Wednesday night as he makes the case for a new tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane. (more…)