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04/14/14 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ferry traffic correctly accessing the line to board North Ferry from Wiggins Street (at left) last August had to contend with drivers trying to cut into the line illegally from Third Street.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Ferry traffic correctly accessing the line to board North Ferry from Wiggins Street (at left) last August had to contend with drivers trying to cut into the line illegally from Third Street.

With only six weeks before Memorial Day, the traditional start of the summer season, Greenport Village Mayor David Nyce has been speaking with North Ferry General Manager Bridg Hunt about rerouting ferry lines on the village side. (more…)

04/11/14 8:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO | Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Nurse Mary Kanarvogel at the door of her office in the school.

Just about everybody who lives, works or has raised a family on Shelter Island knows Nurse Mary Kanarvogel. She’s been the school nurse for 12 years and her office on the second floor is a magnet for anyone with anything on their minds.

Boyfriend troubles? Cold coming on? Need glasses but there’s no money for them right now? Toothache? Want to play baseball but you don’t have a mitt?

Nurse Mary is the conduit through which the Lions Club as well as individual donors learn what the children of hard-working Island families need. (more…)