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07/19/19 2:00pm

JUDY CARD PHOTOS Tom Cronin coming in to Wades Beach Wednesday afternoon after his record-breaking journey from Shelter Island to the Bahamas and back.

One storm “put the fear of God in me,” Tom Cronin said Friday, safe at home on Shelter Island.

The retired Shelter Island Police officer was 22 miles offshore on his jet ski when he was in the middle of 5-foot waves and lightning strikes. Unable to get to land, he had to ride out the storm for about two hours. (more…)

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08/22/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board awhile back, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

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Hofstra student Anastasia Yankopoulos outlined her study of Shelter Island water issues for the Town Board earlier this summer, comparing problems and possible solutions to Cape May, New Jersey.

What can town officials learn from Cape May, New Jersey about improving water quality?

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