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10/25/18 8:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO
From left, attorney John Coughlin, engineer Greg Nawrotski, noise expert Quan Tat and Manhanset Firehouse neighbor David Harms discuss issues to be resolved before a new cell tower can be erected on the Cobbetts Lane site.

Perhaps a handshake says it all.

Fire Commissioner Larry Lechmanski shook hands with David Harms, a neighbor of the Manhanset Firehouse, at the October 19 hearing on the proposed cell tower on the firehouse grounds. (more…)

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12/04/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Richard Surozenski seeks re-election as a fire commissioner.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Richard Surozenski seeks re-election as a fire commissioner.

Is Elite Towers stalling in moving an application forward to construct a cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane? (more…)

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08/02/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO David Harms, argued at the July 26 ZBA meeting against a proposed 120-foot cell tower adjacent to his Cobbetts Lane property. Also pictured is John Coughlin, attorney for Elite Tower, Verizon and the Shelter Island Fire Commissioners.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
David Harms, argued at the July 26 ZBA meeting against a proposed 120-foot cell tower adjacent to his Cobbetts Lane property. Also pictured is John Coughlin, attorney for Elite Tower, Verizon and the Shelter Island Fire Commissioners.

Most of the anticipated fireworks over construction of a cell tower ticketed for the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane to improve fire department communications and cell phone service in the area are on hold awaiting a public hearing before the Town Board. (more…)