AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ without ‘bike lanes.’
When summer ends, many riding on two or four wheels around Shelter Island breathe a little easier that no one has been killed or seriously injured on Route 114. And just as many travelling that stretch of state road from North to South ferries can recall some close calls. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is encouraging voters to turn out elected officials who support raising their taxes. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.
Cur slipped away on a Saturday morning three weeks ago. Codger and Crone were with him, murmuring, stroking him, weeping. He was more than 14 years old and very sick.
Codger and Crone are not routinely sentimental, but there has been much talk since about rainbow bridges and other beloved dogs waiting for Cur on the other side. Codger’s father, Coot, who never met Cur, is there with treats. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr.
The agreement between Shelter Island and Cablevision to provide cable service is up this year. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Supervisor Gary Gerth (top) was sworn into office Tuesday afternoon by Justice Court Judge Mary-Faith Westervelt as Veronica Kaasik held a bible.
The Town Hall meeting room was packed Tuesday afternoon as Supervisor Gary Gerth was sworn in along with incumbent Councilwoman Amber Brach-Williams and newly-elected Councilman Albert Dickson. (more…)