Susan Cincotta (right) receives the first check from the town’s grant program for upgrading her septic system from Judy Meringer, personal secretary to Supervisor Gary Gerth.
The first Islander to receive a check from the town for a nitrogen-reducing septic system is real estate professional Susan Cincotta for her Midway Road residence.
Ms. Cincotta has a town check for $9,663. Suffolk County approved the payment earlier, and will pay her contractor directly for installation. (more…)
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Chris Tehan, who remained as a building inspector when Reed Karen came onboard in 2016, has been named senior building inspector by the Town Board with a bump in pay and responsibility for management of the department. (more…)
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn Monday over Coecles Harbor.
Patches of fog are expected to burn off by mid-morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) and the day will turn partly sunny with a high temperature of 75 degrees. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The future King of England Prince Charles joined the Cambridge Footlights and tread the boards as an actor along with many famous actors who got their start in that club, but alas, his future lay elsewhere.
Baseball legend Mickey Mantle hit his final career home run, number 536.
President Richard Nixon appeared on the “Rowan & Martin Laugh-In” show offering the program’s signature, “Sock it to me” as his one liner.
In the United States, people were listening to “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie Riley.
“The Case Against Congress” by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was among the best selling books of its time.
And on Shelter Island . . .
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Early morning light in Dering Harbor.
The Dering Harbor street known as Shore Road has officially been changed to Harbor Lane. At the Village Board meeting on September 8, the Board approved the change, which followed a survey of residents and a public hearing. (more…)