CLIFF CLARK PHOTO Smiles from the storm.
Cliff Clark snapped this shot yesterday from New York Avenue of the second “green” of the Shelter Island Country Club’s golf course.
It gave us a smile, but is also a reminder to all sledders and skiers enjoying the beauty of a snow-bound Goat Hill, to please stay off the greens for their protection when having winter fun.
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Workers taking down a rotted tree on New York Avenue Monday morning.
New York Avenue is closed today, Monday, as work continues to remove the remnants of two rotted trees. (more…)
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO A tree down off New York Avenue Saturday.
The Island is covered with leaves, twigs, branches and in some places much larger spoils from the strong winds blowing through over the last three days.
The National Weather Service is calling for some drizzle and light rain for the rest of the day, with a high near 60. Winds will be steady at 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph, the NWS has forecasted.
Tonight the winds should decrease slightly.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|
Why ban the bags?
To the Editor:
The Reporter’s September 24 editorial, “Ban the bags,” should remind us of the need to revisit this issue as it applies to Shelter Island. Before considering the pros and cons, just think of the volume of products sold at BJ’s and Costco, all of which are carried away without the use of any bag provided by the business. And what has happened? No meltdown that’s for sure. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.
New York Avenue solutions
To the Editor:
I live on New York Avenue and know, first hand, how dangerous the road is (see Our View “One way only?”, September 10).
Every summer I see numerous accidents and near misses. Families on bicycles are being run off the road by speeders driving 40 to 50 mph and large commercial trucks. Bicycle riders trying to stay on the edge of the road are falling into ruts on the road’s edge. I have gone down my driveway to aid riders and fix their bicycles several times. (more…)