REPORTER FILE PHOTO
To the Editor:
I would like to make three points on the issue of short-term rentals (STR). First, earlier this summer, the Town Board presented a “clarification of language” on the STR law passed last year by a vote of four to one.
This clarification indicated, among other things, penalties for those who did not abide by the law. The audience for this reading and hearing was huge with the great majority for the law passed last year and its enforcement. The problem then, and now, was that there is no enforcement of the law on the books. (more…)
Judy Rojas Bennett
Judy Rojas Bennett died peacefully in her sleep at her home on Ram Island on Wednesday, July 18 after a three-year battle with cancer. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last year at the field next to the Island Boatyard.
The Shelter Island Cricket Club is holding its annual Charity Cricket Match on Saturday, July 28 at the Island Boatyard.
Bette Ann Davis DiOrio
Bette Ann Davis DiOrio, 88, of Shelter Island, beloved mother, wife and grandmother, passed away at San Simeon by the Sound, on February 26, 2018. (more…)
MARK KANARVOGLE PHOTO
In a famous text from the Talmud, the importance of helping others is spelled out simply and beautifully, by saying that a person who saves a single life has saved the whole world.
On Shelter Island we have many of these lifesavers among us, volunteering for the Fire Department and the Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services. (more…)