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01/24/18 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Jim Preston, center, chairman of the nonprofit Shelter Island Emergency Ambulance Foundation, with EMT Mark Kanorvogel, left, presenting a check for $55,000 to Supervisor Gary Gerth at the Town Board work session Tuesday. The funds will go to pay for a second ambulance, which Mr. Preston said has been paid for entirely with cash.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Jim Preston, center, chairman of the nonprofit Shelter Island  Ambulance Foundation, with EMT Mark Kanorvogel, left, presenting a check for $55,000 to Supervisor Gary Gerth at the Town Board work session Tuesday. The funds will go to pay for a second ambulance, which Mr. Preston said has been paid for entirely with cash.

At its Tuesday work session, the Town Board decided to tweak the town code in two places.

Building Permit Examiner Lori Beard Raymond told the board that a merger regulation in the code is outdated and should be “reviewed and reconsidered.” (more…)

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10/04/17 1:36pm
BILL GEIST PHOTO Shelter Island police officers aboard a marine patrol vessel keep an eye on a runaway boat as it spins in circles between Wades Beach and Shell Beach Tuesday evening after the operator fell overboard. The 20-foot boat was brought under control after about 30 minutes and the operator, who swam to safety, was charged with boating while ability impaired by alcohol

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Shelter Island police officers aboard a marine patrol vessel keep an eye on a runaway boat as it spins in circles between Wades Beach and Shell Beach Tuesday evening after the operator fell overboard. The 20-foot boat was brought under control after about 30 minutes and the operator, who swam to safety, was charged with boating while ability impaired by alcohol.

A 20-foot unoccupied center console boat spun in circles at high speeds in West Neck Harbor for about a half an hour Tuesday evening after the operator apparently fell overboard, the Shelter Island Police reported. (more…)