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Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino swearing in new board member Jason Lones. Seated are board members Mark Kanarvogel and Margaret Colligan.
Jason Lones was sworn in on Monday by Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino to replace Elizabeth Melichar, who retired from her job with Eastern Suffolk BOCES in April and moved to Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Lones will complete her term, extending from September 17, 2018 to May 21, 2019. (more…)
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A different take
To the Editor:
On behalf of South Ferry Company and those we serve, I thank the town officials for inviting us to travel by boat to visit a proposed dock expansion site at a narrow part of West Neck Creek (“Reporter is banned from boat excursion,” September 6). (more…)
Margot, the well-travelled cat.
In 30 years working on South Ferry boats, Captain Ed Kotula has seen lots of four-legged stowaways. Mice, chipmunks, squirrels, even a deer once managed to get on board.
But until a Tuesday morning this past July, he’d never seen or heard of an unaccompanied feline patrolling the deck. (more…)
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If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
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A picturesque Shelter Island sunset from the ferry Lt. Joe Theinert.
The Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund Annual Benefit raised over $14,000 on Thursday, July 19 at the South Ferry East Landing. Over 200 people attended the lawn party and southern boil, while more than 100 stayed for the ferry cruise.