11/14/19 12:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Placing permethrin-soaked rollers onto a feeding stand of a 4-poster unit.

As the debate over the efficacy of 4-posters continues to rage on Shelter Island, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has put forth a new regulation that appears likely to decide the issue for municipalities. (more…)

10/25/19 12:00pm


Despite a hiccup at the outset, the Petry brothers have won their bid to renovate The Pridwin Hotel, a project that has been a long time coming. The planned renovations of the building will bring the hotel up to current standards, improve water usage and septics, thanks to an agreement to use a nitrogen-reducing I/A (Innovative/Alternative) system to deal with wastes. (more…)

10/18/19 4:30pm

Towny Montant took home the award for gathering the largest team at the 2017 and 2018 5k Run/Walk for Breast Cancer. Presenting the award was race director M.E. Adipietro with Dr. Frank Adipietro behind the pair.

Rain or shine, hundreds of runners and walkers will show up on the Island to participate in the 20th Annual 5k race to benefit the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, the Coalition for Women’s Breast Health at Southampton Hospital and Lucia’s Angels. (more…)

10/12/19 8:05am

COURTESY IMAGE Cutting budget requests has been a tough chore for the Town Board.

Just a few short weeks ago, the Town Board began scrutinizing Supervisor Gary Gerth’s budget with the aim of sharply decreasing it. While that initial budget is referred to as the supervisor’s budget, Mr. Gerth told the Board that he had met with department heads and committee chairs to discuss their requests. (more…)