06/19/19 4:30pm

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The Shelter Island Board of Education has hired an interim superintendent to take the helm when Christine Finn leaves the district at the end of the month. But Allan Gerstenlauer may never take the post. (more…)

06/05/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island School District is about to undergo a major transformation with the loss of two of its long-term Board of Education members — Thomas Graffagnino and Mark Kanarvogel — who both chose not to seek re-election last month. (more…)

04/23/19 4:30pm


Barring an unexpected write-in campaign, one incumbent and two newcomers will be elected to the Board of Education on May 21. (more…)

04/12/19 2:00pm

Mark Kanarvogel won’t seek another term on the Board of Education.

After 11 years on the Shelter Island Board of Education, Mark Kanarvogel  has decided the time has come to step down, meaning only one incumbent —  Jason Lones — will seek re-election on May 21. Board President Thomas Graffagnino previously announced he would not seek another term. (more…)

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03/16/19 11:00am

Supervisor Gary Gerth (left) received a check for $11,400 from the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation that will be used to pay for heating the bay where ambulances are parked at EMS headquarters. Mark Kanarvogel presented the check at Tuesday’s Town Board work session.

The bays where ambulances are parked at EMS headquarters often see temperatures of 56 to 58 degrees —  temperatures too cold to protect some medications and equipment. (more…)