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02/06/17 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A North Ferry boat.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
A North Ferry boat. Once in Greenport, some Islanders have no further transportation.

You can’t get there from here.

At least that’s the way it seems for Shelter Islanders who don’t have private transportation to the North and South forks or New York City. (more…)

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02/04/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Changes could be coming for parking at North Ferry on the Greenport side.

COURTESY PHOTO | Changes could be coming for parking near North Ferry on the Greenport side.

The Long Island Railroad parking lots near the North Ferry dock in Greenport are free to use and do not feature any time restrictions.

But that could soon change under a proposal Greenport Village Trustees have approved and sent to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for consideration. (more…)

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09/24/14 12:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty suggested Tuesday that legislation might be needed to curb the  number of large parties at individual residences.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty suggested Tuesday that legislation might be needed to curb the number of large parties at individual residences.

At Tuesday’s Town Board work session, Supervisor Jim Dougherty suggested a new law be put on the books requiring homeowners to come before the board for a permit if they have more than one large event a year, such as a wedding. (more…)

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03/07/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Lining up for a victory Tuesday at the Westchester County Center.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Lining up for a victory Tuesday at the Westchester County Center.

As the Island boys gear up for one of their biggest challenges of the season tomorrow at SUNY New Paltz, playing for a regional championship, here’s an inside look from the spectators’ perspective on the victory Tuesday over Clark Academy.

At 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, a Hampton Jitney bus was parked in the Wades Beach parking lot.  Shelter Island boys varsity basketball fans wearing blue and gray streamed onto the bus for the three-hour trip to the New York state southeast regional semifinals in White Plains. (more…)