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Union Chapel in the Grove.
Historic Union Chapel will celebrate the 146th anniversary of the Chapel and Shelter Island Heights at a homecoming service this Sunday, June 17th at 10:30 a.m. The Chapel bell will toll for members of the Shelter Island Heights community and Chapel trustees who passed away over the last year including: Ray Adams, Nancy Purtell Edwards, Howard Hamm, Jay Lewis, Dan Reich, Kenneth Reilly and Lois Weir. Tim Purtell, Chair of the Shelter Island Heights Property Owners Corporation, will read the names.
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Shelter Island’s Memorial Day events and ceremonies honor those who died while serving in America’s armed forces.
On Sunday, May 27, flags will be placed on all veteran grave sites throughout the Island. (more…)
Shelter Island is well on its way to protecting the town’s drinking water, according to Town Engineer John Cronin.
Guided by Supervisor Gary Gerth, Mr. Cronin has drafted an initial 17-point water resource agenda he credits Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr. with refining. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Highway Department crews are ready for action Wednesday.
UPDATE: Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. has declared that as of 5 p.m. there is to be no on street parking in Shelter Island Heights and he has declared a snow emergency in the rest of the town as of 6 p.m. so that his crew can clear roads and get them sanded and salted.
Calling this fourth nor’easter in a row “a pain in the neck,” Shelter Island Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said he’s watching the track of today’s storm before making any declarations.