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03/21/18 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Highway Department crews are ready for action Wednesday.

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.

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03/13/18 4:21pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

Late this afternoon Shelter Island Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said the nor’easter was beginning to wind down after dropping what he estimated was 10 inches of snow on the Island. He had heard a report of a lager amount of snow, noting that these were anecdotal reports. (more…)

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03/11/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. was in Albany last week with more than 600 other highway officials.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. was in Albany last week with more than 600 other highway officials.

Something’s amiss with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s math.

At least that’s how Shelter Island Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. sees it. While the state maintains only 13 percent of roadways and bridges in New York and local municipalities are responsible for the other 87 percent, that’s not how Albany allocates money. (more…)