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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…)

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10/16/14 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Perry Duryea, a New York State Assembly member in 1964, predicted a bridge between the East End and New England.

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Perry Duryea, a New York State Assembly member in 1964, predicted a bridge between the East End and New England.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The People’s Republic of China detonated its first nuclear weapons test

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the New York Yankees 7-5 to win the 1964 World Series (more…)