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Candidates for supervisor and Town Board seats. Front row, from left, Marcus Kaasik, Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mike Bebon. Back row, from left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilman Jim Colligan, Gerry Siller and Julia Romanchuk Weisenberg.
Gary Gerth for supervisor
Two fine public servants are vying for the job of supervisor on Tuesday.
Democrat Gerry Siller, a local businessman, former town supervisor and former member of the School Board, is dedicated to making the Island a better place.
Of all Town Councilman Paul Shepherd’s gnomic sayings, Codger’s favorite is this: “When people describe the Shelter Island that should be, it is usually the Shelter Island they saw when they first arrived.” (more…)
Courtesy Photo Some property owners will soon be filing paper work with the town.
The Town Board is working to bring into compliance an undisclosed number of projects that were completed without receiving certificates of occupancy (CO). (more…)
There won’t be another vote on Shelter Island’s short-term rental law (STR) — at least not in the foreseeable future — despite a charge that the law passed by the Town Board is “invalid.”
The charge came from Kathryn Klenawicus, a staunch foe of the STR law, who maintains the legislation is invalid because it is “materially different” from what was discussed at a public hearing on June 14 in advance of the vote. (more…)
Can you hear what I hear? Listening to music on Eleanor Oakley’s porch on Sunday were, from left, Councilman Jim Colligan (seated), Detective Sergeant Jack Thilberg, Councilman Albert Dickson, Reporter columnist Bob Lipsyte and Councilman Paul Shepherd.
Three Town Board members and three police officers came to Eleanor Oakley’s home on Gardiners Creek to check out sound levels emanating from a concert at Sylvester Manor on Sunday evening. (more…)