Around the Island

Shelter Island by the numbers

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The vote by the Town Board to pass new parking regulations at eight of the most troubled shoreline access points on the Island

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Votes cast in Dering Harbor’s election to re-elect Ari Benacerraf to the Village Board with Brandon Rose securing 15 votes

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Requests granted by the Zoning Board of Appeals to delay a hearing on the Gardiner’s Bay Country Club proposal to create staff housing on its site with both proponents and opponents of the plan seeking time to prepare their cases

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People have already announced they are running or considering becoming candidates to replace Congressman Lee Zeldin, who is running for governor, a year-and-a-half ahead of the November 2022 election

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Cases of the alpha-gal meat allergy resulting from lone star tick bites were reported by a Southampton allergist in the past year, compared with a typical 60 such diagnoses in other years

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Eggs were the first take this week from new chickens at Sylvester Manor, but it’s expected the number will increase steadily throughout the next month