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06/02/15 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO The blue Ford Police Interceptor that has joined the fleet of white SUVs of the Island's Police Department.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO The blue Ford Police Interceptor that has joined the fleet of white SUVs of the Island’s Police Department.

The Shelter Island Police Department has welcomed a black sheep into the family. Well, change that color to blue and emphasize the word “welcome.” (more…)

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07/18/14 10:11am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Island residents and town officials at the perimeter of the PSEG Jamesport substation on a town-sponsored field trip to the site Thursday morning.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Island residents and town officials at the perimeter of the PSEG Jamesport substation on a town-sponsored field trip to the site Thursday morning.

The facility is in Jamesport, up a dirt road screened by trees from Sound Avenue.

A chain link fence topped by barbed wire defines the perimeter. The other side of the fence is a complex of huge, gray transformers and circuit breakers. Lights are placed on 30-foot high poles and there are several lighting rods, looking like whisks, placed around the facility. A red sign on the metal fence states: “Electrical Equipment Inside — Can Shock, Burn or Cause death.” (more…)

01/29/14 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Police Officer Anthony Rando, right,receives  a plaque from Police Chief Jim Read as Officer of the Year January 25 at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.

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Police Officer Anthony Rando, right,receives a plaque from Police Chief Jim Read as Officer of the Year January 25 at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.

Shelter Island Police Officer Anthony Rando was honored Friday as the department’s Officer of the Year for making an instinctive call that likely saved a local woman’s life. (more…)