JULIE LANE PHOTO
Celebrating a project completed on time are (from left Shelter Island Supervisor Gary Gerth, Greenport Mayor George Hubbard, Project Manager Manny Lilimpakis and Heights Property Owners Corporation General Manager Stella Lagudis who each received a plaque representing the under-water cables that now stretch from Shelter Island to Greenport.
It was all smiles Thursday morning as representatives from PSEG, Shelter Island Town, the Heights Property Owners Corporation and Greenport Village gathered outside the North Ferry office to celebrate the successful completion of a seven-month project to install underwater electrical cables.
The completion will guarantee the town reliable electricity to meet peak demands during the summer months.“Enjoy your power,” a jovial Greenport Mayor George Hubbard declared. Since his own vehicle repair shop is located on the Island, he too, will be a beneficiary of reliable power here. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Janet Hanley with Coach Darryn Smith. Janet and her husband D.J. are hosting Darryn for the season at their home on Smith Street.
The first thing Hamptons Collegiate League Coach Darryn Smith did when he met with his new Shelter Island Bucks team was give every player a beaded key ring from his native South Africa. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
A group of runners are close to the finish line.
The Shelter Island 10k started at 5:30 p.m., but the festivities began the night before with a pasta dinner at the American Legion Hall. Pre-race activities included a Stretching Clinic, a Kids Fun Run and Lexon Therapy was on hand for free massages.
COURTESY PHOTO Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Betsy Morgan
Voters in Dering Harbor elected Betsy Morgan mayor on June 19 and re-elected Trustees Karen Kelsey and Patrick Parcells. The slate had run unopposed. There were four blank ballots cast and one write-in vote for Mayor John T. Colby, who was not seeking re-election. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch on North Ferry Road in the Center will remain open.
Just a couple of minutes into his remarks to Chase Bank representatives on the Island this morning, Supervisor Gary Gerth said he was interrupted and told that he had won his case and the officials have reversed the decision to close the branch on North Ferry Road.