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10/13/18 8:15am

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Supervisor Gary Gerth promises more cuts to his original budget.

Resident Donald Bindler challenged the Town Board  at this week’s work session to find enough cuts to hold 2019 spending to 5 percent less than the current year’s budget.

He said that since the Town Board started with a 16 percent hike in the 2019 initial draft, the board would likely “take a victory lap” if the spending increase were  down to 5 or 6 percent, but that would not be sufficient. (more…)

09/08/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO First responders at the scene of a boat fire after two people were rescued.

COURTESY PHOTO First responders at the scene of a boat fire on August 25 after two people were rescued.

Life savers

As summer wanes and the recreational boating season winds down, we send a hearty “thank you” to the ones who keep us safe on the waters surrounding our Island.

This was demonstrated in dramatic fashion on the afternoon of the last Saturday of August. Bay Constable Butch Labrozzi, on patrol, rushed to a scene that without quick reactions, calm demeanor and steady procedures could have ended in fatalities. (more…)

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09/07/18 2:00pm
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Meet and greet
To the Editor:
On behalf of the Shelter Island Republican Committee, we invite you to a meet and greet at the Shelter Island Country Club’s Flying Goat restaurant on Saturday, September 8, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (more…)