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08/04/15 4:30pm
Word has come that one of the most dedicated firefighters in Shelter Island history has passed away.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Fire Commissioners met at the the Center firehouse to discuss cell tower proposals.

If opponents of a cell tower at the Manhansett Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane thought no news was good news, their hopes could be dashed by the latest word from Shelter Island Fire Commissioners. (more…)

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01/04/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Readers continue to write about a proposed cell tower at the Manhansett firehouse. Above, more than 40 residents showed up for a meeting discussing the tower in February.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Readers continue to write about a proposed cell tower at the Manhansett firehouse. Above, more than 40 residents showed up for a meeting discussing the tower in February.

Back in January, Ed Mooney of Highlander Consultants in East Islip showed up at a Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners with a pitch to construct a second cell tower in the town — this one at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane. (more…)

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08/27/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Commissioner Larry Lechmanski reads a release on new standards that will no longer require all firefighter gear more than 10 years old to be discarded.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Commissioner Larry Lechmanski reads a release on new standards that will no longer require all firefighter gear more than 10 years old to be discarded.

While specific numbers haven’t been released, the Shelter Island Fire District is looking at a 2015 budget that would keep within the state-imposed tax cap. (more…)