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10/20/14 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Mark Kanarvogel, left, and Ben Jones of Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. Both have responded to emergencies in which Narcan was used to save lives.

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Mark Kanarvogel, left, and Ben Jones of Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. Both have responded to emergencies in which Narcan was used to save lives.

It was something Ben Jones had seen many times before — being called to an Island residence and finding a person unconscious, at death’s door. (more…)

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10/18/14 2:06pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a fourth place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

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They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a third place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

John Honerkamp of New York City and Julianne Milliman of Moriches took home top honors in Saturday’s Shelter Island 5k Run/Walk to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. (more…)

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10/17/14 4:25pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

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Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

A county wide lottery for year-round residents whose properties lack sewers will enable 19 lucky winners to have a new alternative wastewater treatment system installed without charge and five years of free maintenance. (more…)

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10/17/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), who represents District 1 that includes Shelter Island in the New York State Assembly, was one of the most prolific members of that body in getting bills passed in the legislature this year. (more…)