REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Highway Department crews are ready for action Wednesday.
UPDATE: Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. has declared that as of 5 p.m. there is to be no on street parking in Shelter Island Heights and he has declared a snow emergency in the rest of the town as of 6 p.m. so that his crew can clear roads and get them sanded and salted.
Calling this fourth nor’easter in a row “a pain in the neck,” Shelter Island Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said he’s watching the track of today’s storm before making any declarations.
Expanded medical services for Island residents could be in the works, according to Dr. Nathanael Desire. (more…)
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOTO: The East End could see 10 to 15 inches, according to the National Weather Service in Upton.
The National Weather Service has increased the snow accumulations in the forecast for the fourth nor’easter expected to hit the area in as many weeks. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Reverend Paul Wancura in a photograph taken in 2011.
Update: More details have emerged on the burglary in Silver Beach that put an 87-year-old resident in Stony Brook University Hospital. Retired Episcopal minister Reverend Paul Wancura is in critical condition, according to Suffolk County Police Department officials.
Critical condition means that vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits. The patient may be unconscious and health indicators are unfavorable. (more…)
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOTO The East End is under a winter storm warning on the first day of spring.
A winter storm warning is in effect for eastern Long Island from late Tuesday night through Thursday morning due to a coastal storm that will hit the Tri-State region. (more…)