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08/31/15 11:13am
COURTESY PHOTO The 1929 Brewster Fleet2 single engine bi-plane after it crashed at Klenawicus Airstrip Sunday afternoon.

COURTESY PHOTOs The 1929 Brewster Fleet2 single engine bi-plane after it crashed at Klenawicus Airstrip Sunday afternoon.

George DeMar,83, of Westhampton Beach, the pilot of the bi-plane that crashed early Sunday afternoon at Klenawicus Airstrip, and his passenger, Susan Klenawicus, 52, of Shelter Island were both treated at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport and released yesterday, according to hospital spokesperson Eileen Solomon.

Jim Pugh, head of the Shelter Island Pilot’s Association, said weather conditions, plus an overloaded plane, caused the crash. (more…)

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08/18/15 2:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A Shelter Island Police Department boat under way four.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A Shelter Island Police Department boat under way.

Shelter Island Bay Constable Peter Vielbig assisted two men Sunday afternoon who were chest deep in water on the Island’s shore of Peconic Bay.

One of the men was Chris Cuomo, a CNN anchor and brother of Governor Andrew Cuomo. (more…)