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11/15/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Carson Construction employees at the Shelter Island Heights location where a tunnel from Greenport for electric cables broke through on Tuesday.

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Carson Construction employees at the Shelter Island Heights location where a tunnel from Greenport for electric cables broke through on Tuesday.

PSEG subcontractor Carson Construction of Lafayette, New Jersey, achieved a major milestone around noon Tuesday when tunnel drilling surfaced on Shelter Island from Greenport. (more…)

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10/09/17 4:30pm

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Mary Arden Clark
Mary Arden Clark, 80, formerly of Shelter Island, died peacefully at home in Rockland, Maine surrounded by her family on Monday, September 11, 2017. (more…)

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10/04/17 10:18am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Councilman Paul Shepherd, joined his colleagues in trying to understand whether a Suffolk Country Department of Health Services permit violates its own newer policy on curbing nitrogen levels from septic systems.

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Councilman Paul Shepherd, joined his colleagues in trying to understand whether a Suffolk Country Department of Health Services permit violates its own newer policy on curbing nitrogen levels from septic systems.

It’s all in the timing, Town Board members agreed at their Tuesday work session.

The question before them is whether an applicant should be held to current standards affecting nitrogen content from septic systems, or lower standards in effect when the Suffolk County Department of Health Services granted a permit to the applicant. (more…)

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10/02/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Residnets of the Haight-Ashbury section of San Francisco conducted a mock funeral to observe the end of the hippie movement there since the neighborhood had become infiltrated with new residents who had allowed it to deteriorate.

The Beatles turned down a $1 million New York concert offer from producer Sid Bernstein who had brought the group to  Carnegie Hall back in 1964.

The 1967 World Series marked the first since 1948 in which the Yankees, Dodgers or Giants weren’t playing.

Ray Chapman — who played for the Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets, Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns before going on to a career as a sportscaster — was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

LPGA golfer Ellie Gibson was born in Corpus Christi, Texas.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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09/02/17 3:00pm
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AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO  |  Union Chapel in the Grove.

The Rev. Lee van Rensburg, retired senior pastor of Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church in Maplewood, New Jersey, will preach at Union Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 3. The title of his sermon is “For Goodness Sake.” (more…)