AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’
Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.
It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)
On Friday, July 13 it’s the canine’s time to shine under the library tent during a doggie costume social at 11 a.m.
LIBRARY TENT ACTIVITIES
On Thursday, July 12 several activities are offered under the tent at the Shelter Island Library. Yoga under the tent is at 10:30 a.m. Get ready to stretch, pose and bend with instructor Leith. Then there’s lawn games and ice pops at noon. Get outside and play some lawn games while enjoying refreshing ice pops. Astronomy for everyone takes place at 7 p.m. with Kevin Manning. Examine the workings of the universe during this inspiring presentation.
Then on Friday, July 13, it’s the canine’s time to shine under the library tent during a doggie costume social at 11 a.m. A prize will be awarded for best costume.
At 3 p.m., art lovers can attend a collage and modern pop art workshop. Experience the arts with Michael Albert while getting creative in this hands-on workshop to design a piece of art. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The Manhanset firehouse is the site of a proposed cell and emergency communications tower.
The proposal by the Board of Fire Commissioners to construct a 120-foot cell phone and emergency services communications tower at the Manhanset firehouse on Cobbetts Lane had a public hearing before the Town Board on June 15. (more…)
The upcoming contract negotiations between the Town Board and Altice USA, formerly known as Cablevision — Shelter Island’s sole provider of cable TV services — will likely result in more of the same for Island customers dissatisfied with the service. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The town expects to ink a deal with SBA Communications for that Florida-based cell tower company to purchase the cell tower at the Recycling Center for $2.2 million. (more…)