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10/18/14 2:06pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a fourth place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

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They’re off and Jack Kimmelmann, number 376, posted a good lead early on that resulted in a third place finish overall for the Shelter Island youth.

John Honerkamp of New York City and Julianne Milliman of Moriches took home top honors in Saturday’s Shelter Island 5k Run/Walk to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. (more…)

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10/17/14 4:25pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

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Town engineer John Cronin at a recent budget meeting warned town officials back in April that aged septic systems on the Island needed upgrading to protect water quality.

A county wide lottery for year-round residents whose properties lack sewers will enable 19 lucky winners to have a new alternative wastewater treatment system installed without charge and five years of free maintenance. (more…)

10/17/14 12:00pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

 

Do you love secondhand bookstores, but hate that most of them look like a bomb went off a few minutes before you arrived?

And you look forward to happily killing time browsing in the stacks, but begin choking immediately on the dust of the ages floating in the air?

Then head for Black Cat Books, where the air is fresh, the shelves and stacks organized and it’s filled with light. (more…)

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10/17/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) during an appearance at Shelter Island School earlier this year.

Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), who represents District 1 that includes Shelter Island in the New York State Assembly, was one of the most prolific members of that body in getting bills passed in the legislature this year. (more…)