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01/20/15 4:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.

While Shelter Island continues to search for ways to cull the deer herd to prevent tick-borne diseases and car crashes, East Hampton Village has just finished an effort to sterilize deer. (more…)

01/03/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The happy couple at their favorite beach.

COURTESY PHOTO | Adam Ross Abel and Elizabeth Berni Schrott at their favorite beach.

Dr. Jonathan and Susan Schrott have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Berni Schrott, to Adam Ross Abel, son of Dr. Bruce and Marjorie Abel of West Hartford, Connecticut. (more…)

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12/30/14 8:13am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Sawyer Clark soaring for two in the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball victory over Block Island Monday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Sawyer Clark soaring for two in the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team’s victory over Block Island Monday.

The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team hosted the Block Island Hurricanes on Monday, December 29, in a renewed rivalry that dates back more than 35 years. (more…)

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12/17/14 8:25am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board was asked at its Tuesday work session about emergency plans in the event of an accident at the Millstone nuclear power plant. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilwoman Chris Lewis was present but not shown in the photo.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | The Town Board was asked at its Tuesday work session about emergency plans in the event of an accident at the Millstone nuclear power plant. From left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Supervisor Jim Dougherty, Councilman Peter Reich and Councilman Ed Brown. Councilwoman Chris Lewis was present but not shown in the photo.

A resident asked the Town Board Tuesday if it was up to speed with notification plans in the event of a nuclear accident at the Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Connecticut.

Vincent Novak noted that in March 2011 the board said it would be looking into developing a plan with the police department since the Island lies within an “emergency planning zone” (EPZ). The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission sets out a 50 mile radius for an EPZ around nuclear plants, which “are designed to avoid or reduce [dangers] from potential ingestion of radioactive materials” by contaminated food and water, according to the USNRC. (more…)