09/18/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO REPORTER FILE PHOTO Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance worker Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

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Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance employee Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

McClave Engineering workers have been working on the design for Shelter Island School’s new heating and ventilation system since June, but it will fall to voters Tuesday, September 23 to decide how the project gets financed.

If they approve a bond not to exceed $1.6295 million as the Board of Education recommends, the project will be paid for in installments over several years. (more…)

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09/18/14 2:00pm
GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.

GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.

No, a scene from a dramatic action movie wasn’t being filmed in Greenport Harbor on Monday.

What happened was this: After six people were flung from a speeding powerboat that had turned sideways, two strangers who live on opposite sides of the bay played integral roles in rescuing the victims and ensuring safety in the harbor by bringing the runaway boat to a halt. (more…)

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09/17/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A 4-poster in use on Martha’s Vineyard back in 2004 when Shelter Island was first considering what to do about fighting its deer and tick problems.

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A 4-poster in use on Martha’s Vineyard back in 2004 when Shelter Island was first considering what to do about fighting its deer and tick problems.

50 Years Ago

Goldfinger, the latest in the James Bond series, debuted in movie houses

Bewitched starring Elizabeth Montgomery broadcast its first show on ABC

Fiddler on the Roof opened at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway

Country singer Trisha Yearwood was born

Irish dramatist Sean O’Casey died at age 84

And on Shelter Island … (more…)