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Find another way
To the Editor:
I am one of the 15 homes — and Legion Hall — directly abutting Fiske Field. In this regard, I am highly concerned by the potential well contamination that would result from spraying such a large area with tickicide. (more…)
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Save the date
To the Editor:
During my 12 years on the Town Board, I frequently heard the following requests concerning public hearing dates:
• Don’t hold in the winter because people aren’t around
• Don’t hold in the spring because full-time residents are busy working 16 hour days getting ready for the summer
• Don’t hold in the summer — no one wants to spend a beautiful summer evening at a crowded meeting plus there are too many cocktail parties on Friday nights
• Don’t hold in the fall because baymen can’t go due to scalloping.
That doesn’t leave much time for the board to conduct business! (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO This is what we call a ball. Shelter Island Cricket Club founder David Shillingford explains the finer points of the game to a group of Shelter Island Bucks.
Christian Molfetta of the Shelter Island Bucks stood behind the popping crease and looked across the pitch at the bowler, with a bat in his hand. He wore batting pads, padded gloves and stood in front of the wicket. The bowler bounced one in and Molfetta swung — he may have tipped it — the wicket keeper caught it on a fly and a cry went up: ”Howzat?” (more…)
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Sam Ilario, hustling all the way, is safe on a play at the plate against Sag Harbor, July 3 at Fiske field..
The Shelter Island Bucks rode power hitting and a strong start by Ian Burns (Columbia U.) to a 5-2 victory over the Riverhead Tomcats at Fiske Field on Tuesday. Burns used a good fastball and a variety of off speed pitches to allow only one run over six innings in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League contest. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO It was ‘Scout Day’ last week for East End summer league players.
“Does it translate to the pros? That’s what we’re trying to figure out,” John Ceprini said.
A scout for the Cincinatti Reds, Mr. Ceprini was speaking about the process professional judges of baseball skills go through when practicing their trade. (more…)