JULIE LANE PHOTO
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…)
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…)
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…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
I am not a ranter by nature.
I don’t go blathering about things that seem to have no solution. But sometimes I feel the need to speak up and I thought, with the possibility of some new blood at Town Hall, now would be as good a time as any. (more…)