BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Returning to action for the Bucks Opening Day June was team mascot Billy Buck with veteran batboy Tate Ford.
Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and Assistant GM Dave Gurney were in high spirits before the team’s opener at Fiske Field last Friday afternoon even though the day had delivered just enough precipitation to keep the crowds at bay.
But soon the evening turned warm and clear, getting better with every run the Bucks racked up to beat the Sag Harbor Whalers, 12-2. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Runners at Fiske Field. The district will spray against ticks next week.
The Shelter Island School District will spray an organic compound on Fiske Field, weather permitting, on Wednesday, May 31, in an effort to reduce the number of ticks. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Suggested one-hour parking spots would be against the fence and just past the gate as Route 114 curves down to Bridge Street.
A plan to create more one-hour parking spaces for Bridge Street businesses was met with approval by four Town Board members, skepticism from one and outright dismissal from a member of the audience.
Angelo Piccozzi, representing his family’s businesses on Bridge Street along with six others who petitioned the board to approve the new spaces, presented the idea at the Tuesday work session. Mr. Piccozzi outlined a plan that would create six one-hour parking spaces on the east side of Route 114 as it curves up the hill across from the gas station. (more…)
PHOTO: SCOTT FEIERSTEIN / RED SWEATSHIRT PHOTOGRAPHY Shelter Island T-Ball team before a game at Fiske Field.
An infestation of ticks at Fiske Field — owned by the Shelter Island School District — has had some Islanders and visitors concerned. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jack Lang at the plate.
The Shelter Island School JV baseball team took on the Pierson Whalers on Wednesday at Fiske Field.