07/26/15 3:00pm

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Voting inspector Tim Bohen assists a voter at the Shelter Island School  last November.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Voting inspector Tim Bohen, right. assists a voter at the Shelter Island School last November.

I was speaking to Trina Milesi at the Suffolk County Board of Elections last week. She’s still looking to train election inspectors from Shelter Island.

There are classes in August in Southold, Riverhead and East Hampton. And if you can’t make a class, she’ll work out on-the-job training. (more…)

07/26/15 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

For Eastern Long Island Hospital, a rural community health care facility with a $50 million annual budget, the process of choosing which major Long Island hospital system to join could not have been easy. (more…)

07/26/15 8:00am
KATHERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

KATHERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

Lunch at The Dory on the Island has been brightened for my wife and me by the sight of swans gliding on Chase Creek. If the the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has its way, that sight might be a thing of the past. (more…)

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07/25/15 9:38pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The vintage  Stearman training aircraft being righted by a crane at Kleanwicus Airfield.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The vintage Stearman training aircraft being righted by a crane at Kleanwicus Airfield.

The pilot who flipped the vintage World War II-era plane completely upside down after landing at Klenawicus Airfield Saturday morning has been identified as Robert Fritts, 88, of Manorville, according to the Shelter Island Police Department. (more…)