JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.
BY NICOLE SMITH | TIMES REVIEW
Upset over congestion caused by the North Ferry, Greenport Village residents are calling for changes to be made to decrease the amount of traffic created by those traveling to Shelter Island. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Pat and Steve Lenox on their deck overlooking Congdon Creek and Steve’s boat.
Steve Lenox has fished, crabbed and scalloped on the waters around Shelter Island all his life; one reason why his affection for the boat docked at his Congdon Creek home is profound.
So when his 23-year-old grandson Daniel asked to take the boat out by himself to fish, everyone in the family knew it was a big deal when Steve said “yes.” “For me to see him going out of the crick, I felt very, very happy,” Steve said. “That boat has never left without me on it.” (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Typical ferry lines, above, along Wiggins Street duirng the summer months have persisted into this fall.
If you’re a regular North Ferry passenger still bothered by long lines from Greenport, don’t expect relief anytime soon.
Problems typical of summer traffic have persisted into the fall and are now complicated by school bus regulations, according to Greenport Mayor George Hubbard. (more…)
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
This photo taken at the height of the tourist season last summer represents the problem that existed as vehicles vied to join the ferry line from Greenport from both Wiggins Street and Third Street.
In May, North Ferry traffic from Greenport was being carefully monitored at rush hours by staff that kept vehicles from trying to enter the line from Third Street instead of Wiggins Street. (more…)