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06/19/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Manhanset Firehouse is likely to be the site of a second Shelter Island cell phone tower.

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…)

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12/14/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Larry Lechmanski will remain as a Shelter Island Fire Commissioner for five more years.

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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…)

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10/12/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Rendering of what Elite Towers said its proposed tower at the Manhanset Firehouse could look like.

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…)