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09/09/14 12:00pm
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

Glynis Berry realizes she’s wading in murky waters, but it’s a place she dares to go because of her passion for the environment and the increasing water pollution on the East End. (more…)

08/22/14 10:00am
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO |  Hippy Hive HoneyBee Cooperative member Sarah Shepherd (left), who has been keeping bees for about five years, will be at Shelter Island’s Green Expo Saturday, August 23 to explain the importance of the bees in our food supply.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO |
Hippy Hive HoneyBee Cooperative member Sarah Shepherd (left), who has been keeping bees for about five years, will be at Shelter Island’s Green Expo Saturday, August 23 to explain the importance of the bees in our food supply.

Environmental problems are significantly worse than when Tim Purtell was a summer kid on Shelter Island.

But he suspects peoples’ awareness has improved in recent years and that gives him hope for a reversal when it comes to saving his beloved Shelter Island. (more…)

06/12/14 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Superintendent Michael Hynes has handed in his resignation.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Superintendent Michael Hynes has handed in his resignation.

Many Shelter Islanders were saddened this week to hear that School Superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes will be leaving the Island for the Patchogue-Medford School District. (more…)

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04/02/14 8:22am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Town Engineer John Cronin reporting to the Town Board work session Tuesday on private septic systems on the Island.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Town Engineer John Cronin reporting to the Town Board work session Tuesday on private septic systems on the Island.

Town Engineer John Cronin didn’t mince words: “The bottom line is that this is not a situation that’s going to get better, it’s going to get worse without some radical changes.” (more…)