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09/12/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Margot, the well-travelled cat.

COURTESY PHOTO
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…)

07/25/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS A picturesque Shelter Island sunset from the ferry Joseph Thienert Jr.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
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.

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07/16/18 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A 'bike route' but no 'bike lanes.'

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’

Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.

It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)

07/11/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO First hat in the ring for an appointment to replace Elizabeth Melichar on the Board of Education is Jason Lones’, seen here at Monday’s Board of Education meeting.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
First hat in the ring for an appointment to replace Elizabeth Melichar on the Board of Education is that of  Jason Lones, seen here at Monday’s Board of Education meeting.

With the resignation of Elizabeth Melichar from the Shelter Island Board of Education, as reported last week, Jason Lones said Monday night he plans to submit a letter indicating his interest in completing the final two years of her term. (more…)