08/27/14 8:00am

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Snappers beware: A sign found in front of the police station.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Snappers beware: A sign found in front of the police station.

Labor Day weekend wouldn’t be the same without the annual Snapper Derby, which will take place this year on Saturday, August 30, hosted by the Shelter Island Lions Club. All kids are welcome to participate — there is no registration or cost; all you have to do is go fishing, bring in your largest snapper and/or bluefish and keep track of how many you release. (more…)

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08/26/14 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

A small brush fire broke out behind a house on North Ferry Road a little after 1 p.m. next to the town’s tennis courts.

Flames leapt 20 feet or so, but a quickly responding Shelter Island Fire Department extinguished the blaze in a matter of minutes with no damage or injuries.

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08/26/14 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr, left, with Andy Sesenac, plant scientist with Cornell Cooperative Extension, identifying wild parsnip growing in a long patch along Ram Island Road Tuesday.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Commissioner of Public Works Jay Card Jr, left, with Andy Senesac, plant scientist with Cornell Cooperative Extension, identifying wild parsnip growing in a long patch along Ram Island Road Tuesday.

Andy Senesac recognized the culprit immediately, standing about four feet high next to Ram Island Road on Coecles Harbor Tuesday morning. (more…)