UPDATE: Power was restored to Silver Beach residents at about 1 p.m. the original story appears below.
While most of Shelter Island lost power Monday morning for a total of 12 minutes, 52 residents in the Silver Beach area remained without power into the afternoon hours. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Three astronauts — Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee died during a launch pad rehearsal when the Apollo 1 command module caught fire. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | PSEG crews working on a previous wire maintenance project for the Island.
Islanders can expect to see contractors licensed by PSEG deployed during the next eight months as the company undertakes Federal Emergency Management Agency “reliability projects” involving trimming tree branches and installation of new poles. (more…)
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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
While Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing nuclear energy as part of his Community Clean Energy Projects initiative, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) strongly opposes the enactment of a $7.6 billion nuclear subsidy to be spent over the next 12 years. (more…)
Despite plans that originally called for work on an electrical cable project between Greenport and Shelter Island Heights, PSEG is silent on its progress in investigating this option. (more…)