REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.
Suffolk County will offer another free influenza clinic for residents at the Riverhead Library on Saturday.
Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency earlier this month and provided additional funding to increase access to flu vaccines. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
Calling it a “foolhardy initiative,” Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is joining Governor Andrew Cuomo’s effort to block offshore drilling from Long Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Empire State Plaza Convention Center on January 3.
Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his 2018 agenda last Wednesday outlining initiatives that, if realized, could affect Shelter Island, including calls to address the opioid issue, immigrants’ rights and environmental issues. (more…)
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Receiver of Taxes Annmarie Seddio.
Local property taxes for 2018 aren’t due until January 10 — for the first-half payment, May 31 for the second-half.
But that hasn’t stopped Shelter Islanders from joining other New Yorkers in delivering payments early in the hope of being able to write them off against their 2017 income taxes. (more…)
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With a single dissenting vote, the New York State Assembly passed a bill requiring the Department of Environmental Conservation to report by January 1, 2019 on deer management practices in urban and suburban areas of the state. (more…)