In a small community, where family and friends often go back generations, people are reluctant to comment about a controversy that is dividing the Island — the new state law banning children from public, private and parochial schools who have not been vaccinated. (more…)
A small but determined group of parents implored the Shelter Island Board of Education Monday night to support an effort to delay implementation of a new state mandate requiring children to be immunized against a number of communicable diseases. (more…)
EBETH LONES PHOTO Words to live by.
When Shelter Island Library Director Terry Lucas received an email inquiry from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services seeking hosts for an Opioid Overdose Prevention program, she didn’t think twice. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School
If your child is entering Shelter Island School as either a pre-kindergarten or kindergarten student in September, registration will take place at the school’s health office Tuesday and Thursday, April 24 and 26, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
School officials rescheduled registration from this week.
Parents of children who will be 4 years old on or before December 1 for pre-kindergarten, or 5 years old before December 1 for kindergarten, need to register their children.
Bring a birth certificate and proof of Shelter Island residency along with the child’s immunization record.
For additional information, call Mary Kanarvogel at 631 749 0302 ext. 129 or email her at [email protected]
JULIE LANE PHOTO | ZBA Chairman Doug Matz (standing) reviewed plans with Town Attorney Laury Dowd and ZBA member Neal Raymond that showed the placement of a generator on a Ram Island Road lot.
Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Doug Matz sent a message to applicants to ensure that plans they submit are complete.
Speaking at the February 10 ZBA work session, Mr. Matz said plans must show everything on the site, including generators, air conditioning units, pool equipment and, of course, the structure or structures involved in the application for lot or use variances or special permits. (more…)