The upcoming contract negotiations between the Town Board and Altice USA, formerly known as Cablevision — Shelter Island’s sole provider of cable TV services — will likely result in more of the same for Island customers dissatisfied with the service. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse is likely to be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.
Three years after Shelter Island Fire Commissioners began discussions about locating a new cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane, the application will be considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A new tower at the Center firehouse is expected to help with dispatches to firefighters .
The nightmare of faulty communications between dispatchers in Southold and firefighters on Shelter Island is one step closer to a resolution. (more…)
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Larry Lechmanski will remain as a Shelter Island Fire Commissioner for five more years.
“Somebody’s got to do it.”
That was Larry Lechmanski’s response to his 30 to 1 victory Tuesday night as he embarks on a fourth five-year term as a Shelter Island Fire District commissioner. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Rendering of what Elite Towers said its proposed tower at the Manhanset Firehouse could look like.
The Shelter Island Fire Commissioners have signed an agreement with Deer Park-based Elite Towers for construction of a cell tower at the Manhanset firehouse on Cobbetts Lane.
According to Fire Commission Attorney Helen Rosenblum, the Town Board will be taking up the question whether a special permit can be issued, allowing the project to go forward. (more…)