COURTESY PHOTO A similar public restroom, shown above, is slated to be installed at Volunteer Park when county officials give the go-ahead.
Shelter Island has moved a step closer to installation of a new bathroom at Volunteer Park.
Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and Town Engineer John Cronin attended a hearing April 19 in Yaphank with Suffolk County Department of Health Services officials to appeal an earlier decision that has been blocking installation because the unit, partially paid for with Suffolk County money, is not linked to a septic system. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth giving the annual ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
Sounding more like an upbeat campaign speech than an analysis of issues facing Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth gave the 11th annual “State of the Town” address, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island, at a Sunday luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors were bid farewell at ceremonies before Friday’s home game against Smithtown Christian. From left, cheerleader Isabella Sherman, Wesley Congdon, Danny Boeklen and Luke Gilpin.
A Friday, February 9 home game against Smithtown Christian marked the end of the Shelter Island School varsity basketball season.
The junior varsity’s season ended earlier in week.
For senior athletes Ray Wesley Congdon, Daniel Boeklen and Luke Gilpin, the Friday night game was the last of their high school careers. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO It takes money to make money but with the purchase of this new grinder, the town will be able to sell more ground material at a profit, according to Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr.
A $710,000 price tag might seem a lot to pay for a new piece of equipment, but Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. calls it a money saving purchase. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tristan Wissemann, center, flanked by Shelter Island School Athletic Hall of Famers Walter Richards, left, and Cori Cass, at Monday’s halftime ceremony that retired Wissemann’s jersey number. The three Shelter Island School players broke the 1,000-point mark in their varsity careers.
On Monday evening, Tristan Wissemann received one of the highest honors a Shelter Island basketball player can achieve. (more…)