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Suggestions for bike lanes
To the Editor:
I recently read the Reporter’s article on the bike lane issue (“Safer biking?” July 5).
The article ended by asking for Assemblyman Thiele to hear community suggestions. As we are depending on our failing political system and current politicians, I think we should address our new commuter bike lanes with Shelter Island community labor. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ without ‘bike lanes.’
When summer ends, many riding on two or four wheels around Shelter Island breathe a little easier that no one has been killed or seriously injured on Route 114. And just as many travelling that stretch of state road from North to South ferries can recall some close calls. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Andy Steinmuller plans to relax and enjoy his grandchildren and great grandchildren now that he has stepped down as a Shelter Island Fire Commissioner.
After 25 years as a Shelter Island Fire Commissioner and 67 years as a firefighter, Andy Steinmuller is retiring — as a commissioner, that is. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTOS A pine tree torn from its roots by the wind this afternoon near the entrance to the IGA.
A pine tree of more than 40 feet was felled by strong winds this afternoon near the IGA’s southern entrance off Route 114 before the turn at Manwaring Road. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Water Advisory Committee member.
There were no surprises with the most recent gauging of water levels in Shelter Island’s test wells.
That’s according to Ken Pysher, who compiles United States Geological Survey information for the town’s Water Advisory Committee. Nine test wells are up and four are down for the period June 18 to July 16. (more…)