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03/12/15 12:00pm
KATHERINE SCHROEDER | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

KATHERINE SCHROEDER | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

A newly revised state Department of Environmental Conservation plan to deal with mute swan populations in the state would focus on non-lethal management of their numbers on Long Island, only calling for lethal methods as a “last resort.” (more…)

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03/11/15 2:00pm
JUDY CARD PHOTO | Lily Garrison giving her all on offense in Tuesday afternoon’s girls junior high home loss to East Moriches.

JUDY CARD PHOTO | Lily Garrison giving her all on offense in Tuesday afternoon’s girls junior high home loss to East Moriches.

Shelter Island might have the smallest junior high girls basketball team in the area, but they are the loudest.

You’d think that with only five athletes on the court the entire game they’d run out of breath, but they are loud and proud throughout every contest. “Shelter Island on three! —1-2-3 Shelter Island!” always outshines the other team’s huddle cheer. (more…)