JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.
“Thank God it wasn’t snow.”
Those were the words of Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. whose crews were, nonetheless, kept busy throughout Tuesday’s storm that he estimated dropped 2 to 3 inches of the white stuff before freezing rain turned it to slush. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Snow fence — the Center Tuesday morning.
Asked at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday if Shelter Island had dodged a bullet, Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said, “We’ll take it.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO A storm is bearing down on the East End.
The winter storm bearing down on Shelter Island Tuesday may switch over to rain for brief periods tomorrow afternoon, causing the National Weather Service (NWS) to cancel the blizzard watch. (more…)
Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.
With a nor’easter still on course to hit Shelter Island later today, preparations are already afoot to deal with potential problems. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Clean Energy Communities Coordinator William Achnitz told the Town Board Tuesday how to compete for what could be as much as a $100,000 non-matching grant.
It’s highly competitive, but with quick action, Shelter Island would have a chance to qualify for a New York State grant of up to $100,000 by being named a “Clean Energy Community,” (more…)