Shelter Island residents might think that, with a reduced population during winter months, there’s not a strong need for a blood drive, but that’s not the case, according to organizer Judy Meringer, who oversees the town’s blood drive efforts. (more…)
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Past farm apprentices lovin’ farm life.
Sylvester Manor is accepting applications for the 2019 farm season for both full-season farm apprentices and long-term opportunities for those from World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).
Apprentices will gain experience in all aspects of vegetable production, including working with over 100 hens in a laying operation. Other livestock opportunities are possible based on interest and experience level.
50+ drop-in basketball, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge. (more…)
Incumbent Fire Commissioner Greg Sulahian and challenger Scott Sivco seek votes in Tuesday evening’s voting for a five-year term on the Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners.
All registered voters are entitled to cast a ballot. (more…)
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East End residents who have long been frustrated over constant helicopter noise overhead, particularly during summer months, will finally get their chance to vent to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A public hearing is scheduled for November 14 in Riverhead, following the bill passed in October that requires the FAA to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route. (more…)