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01/11/19 10:00am

MARY ELLEN MCGAYHEY PHOTO
Justice Helen Rosenblum administered the oath of office to colleague Mary-Faith Westervelt as Ms. Westervelt’s husband Brian stood by her side and Supervisor Gary Gerth joined in the swearing in ceremony.

If it was a quiet election time locally last November, it was time last week to celebrate two town officials elected without opposition who took their oaths of office among relatives and friends at the Town Board’s January 2 reorganizational meeting.

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10/15/18 12:00pm

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
Shelter Island Justice Hall in the Center.

recent visitor to Justice Hall told Court Clerk Nancy Kotula this was the first time he’d been inside the small, Greek revival building in the Center.

“That’s a good thing,” Ms. Kotula said, smiling. (more…)

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01/06/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Mary Faith Westervelt took her oath of office Tuesday, after being re-elected to another term on the Shelter Island Justice Court bench. She was sworn in by her colleague, Judge Helen Rosenblum. Her husband Brian Westervelt was by her side.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Mary-Faith Westervelt took her oath of office Tuesday, after being re-elected to another term on the Shelter Island Justice Court bench. She was sworn in by her colleague, Judge Helen Rosenblum. Her husband Brian Westervelt was by her side.

A brief and warm swearing in ceremony for the two Shelter Island officials who were re-elected to their posts in November without opposition marked the opening of a new year for the Town Board. (more…)