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12/10/19 4:30pm

The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team traveled to Stony Brook on Friday, Dec. 6, losing to the Bears 72-57 in a non-league game.

The game was closely contested in the first half, with the Bears leading 34-29 at halftime. Junior Wyatt Congdon came off the bench scoring 10 of his game high 17 points in the first half, totaling five 3-point shots in the game. Shelter Island had totaled 21 field goals in the game, 10 of which were from behind the 3-point line. (more…)

12/10/19 2:00pm

The Shelter Island School.

Following last month’s decision to go it alone with a septic system the Shelter Island School District is mandated to update, Superintendent Brian Doelger, Ed.D, told the Board of Education Monday night he expects the work will cost between $2,000 and $5,000 for its study of how to best proceed. He added he expects quotes before Christmas. (more…)

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12/10/19 12:00pm


Supervisor-elect Gerry Siller isn’t saying much about how his priorities differ with the outgoing Gary Gerth administration’s. But information revealed at last week’s Capital Planning/Grants Committee indicate there’s a shake-up being contemplated for 2020. (more…)

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12/09/19 4:30pm

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

Debating the scheduling of meetings for 2020, the Deer & Tick Committee became entangled last week in what meetings might be vital because of changing strategies.

Police Chief Jim Read has been an advocate of fewer meetings than the current once a month schedule. (more…)