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04/09/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Animal Control Officer Beau Payne, right, shared updated deer hunt statistics with members of the Deer & Tick Committee, including committee member Dr. Jim Bevilacqua at left.

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Animal Control Officer Beau Payne, right, shared updated deer hunt statistics with members of the Deer & Tick Committee, including committee member Dr. Jim Bevilacqua at left.

The Deer & Tick Committee has declared the pilot Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers (NWCO) program a success and it’s expected to be expanded in 2019.

The program uses specially licensed local hunters who are paid for their efforts based on the number of deer they butcher. (more…)

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05/02/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

A group of Black Panthers led by Bobby Seale entered the California State Legislature openly armed to protest gun legislation aimed at denying them rights to carry guns to protect themselves and their neighborhoods. (more…)

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08/04/15 4:30pm
Word has come that one of the most dedicated firefighters in Shelter Island history has passed away.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fire Commissioners met at the the Center firehouse to discuss cell tower proposals.

If opponents of a cell tower at the Manhansett Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane thought no news was good news, their hopes could be dashed by the latest word from Shelter Island Fire Commissioners. (more…)