AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A deep and wide hole on the North Ferry line recently filled with sand, dirt and gravel.
Drivers boarding North Ferry boats in Greenport for the trip to Shelter Island have been plagued in recent weeks by expanding potholes in the area where vehicles line up to await ferries. The entire area is a mess, with gaping holes and uneven surfaces lining the entire turnaround. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Carson Construction will pull a second conduit through the tunnel on Tuesday in the Heights.
PSEG subcontractors are going to begin pulling an electrical conduit through an underwater tunnel from Shelter Island to Greenport Tuesday morning. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Carson Construction employees at the Shelter Island Heights work site.
PSEG subcontractor Carson Corporation completed pulling the first of three cables through pipes from Greenport to Shelter Island Heights next to North Ferry, working thorough the night of December 12. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The RMS Queen Mary arrived in Southampton, England on its last transatlantic crossing.
The Soviet Union, under pressure from North Vietnam to help with its struggle for national liberation, signed an agreement with Hanoi to send more aid.
American country singer Faith Hill was born in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
“The Flying Nun” starring Sally Field debuted on ABC.
Music aficionados in the United States were listening to “The Letter” by the The Box Tops.
And on Shelter Island . . .
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed late Wednesday that it received all necessary information to consider the application for a Tidal Wetlands Permit and a Freshwater Wetlands Permit. (more…)