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04/23/19 12:00pm

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Sabrina McManus with one of the discs she’s leaving near trails in Mashomack to bring awareness on the issue of  endangered species.

What were you doing in 5th grade to better the world? Sabrina McManus probably has you beat. (more…)

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09/08/14 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Jim Colligan at home in Silver Beach in a rare moment of repose.

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Jim Colligan at home in Silver Beach in a rare moment of repose.

When Jim Colligan and his wife Margaret moved into their newly built home in the heart of Silver Beach in July 2007, a casual observer might have seen a couple ready to relax and enjoy some quality time after decades of military service, teaching school and raising three successful children. (more…)

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08/04/14 8:00am
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Outrageous

To the Editor:
Despite the continued, and strongly voiced opposition to helicopter and aircraft traffic over residential areas on the East End, there seems to be very little political will to affect any significant change. (more…)

05/01/14 2:30pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | At the The Town Board work session Tuesday Supervisor Jim Dougherty voiced two green ideas that might be a good fit for Shelter Island.From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Mr. Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | At the The Town Board work session Tuesday Supervisor Jim Dougherty voiced two green ideas that might be a good fit for Shelter Island.From left, Councilwoman Chris Lewis, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Mr. Dougherty and Councilman Ed Brown.

In a wide ranging discussion at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, topics as varied as ZBA ordered setbacks and World Falun Dafa Day were aired.

But two items brought up by Supervisor Jim Dougherty, touched on briefly but with a promise for more depth later, could be two building blocks to ensure the Island is a green and safe fortress for future generations. (more…)