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03/12/19 12:00pm

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Shelter Island’s Animal Control Officer Beau Payne.

While the overall cull of the Island’s deer herd is below last year’s level, those hunting under deer damage permits — special state licenses to hunt out of season — have seen a considerable rise in deer killed. (more…)

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09/12/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Margot, the well-travelled cat.

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Margot, the well-travelled cat.

In 30 years working on South Ferry boats, Captain Ed Kotula has seen lots of four-legged stowaways. Mice, chipmunks, squirrels, even a deer once managed to get on board.

But until a Tuesday morning this past July, he’d never seen or heard of an unaccompanied feline patrolling the deck. (more…)

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02/13/18 12:00pm
CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry COO Nicholas Morehead, at the controls of the Sunrise last summer, said a new South Ferry live stream is a 'win-win' for everyone involved.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO South Ferry COO Nicholas Morehead, at the controls of the Sunrise last summer, said a new South Ferry live stream is a ‘win-win’ for everyone involved.

South Ferry is ready for its close up.

Last week a webcam was installed at South Ferry and is broadcasting live via Hamptons.com. (more…)