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10/29/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Fire Commissioner Larry Lechmanski told his colleagues Monday night that Southold’s bad fortune was Shelter Island’s good luck when it comes to upgrading its radios.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Fire Commissioner Larry Lechmanski told his colleagues Monday night that Southold’s bad fortune was Shelter Island’s good luck when it comes to upgrading its radios.

Southold’s misfortune is Shelter Island’s good fortune.

At least when it comes to decisions about upgrading from low-band to high-band radio frequency. (more…)

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04/28/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Commissioner Larry Lechmanski explains how the district’s costs to upgrade communications equipment has dropped sharply thanks to delays.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Commissioner Larry Lechmanski explains how the district’s costs to upgrade communications equipment has dropped sharply thanks to delays.

One man’s misery can be another man’s gain.

That’s the story for Fire Commissioners who learned that problems plaguing the Southold Fire District benefit Shelter Island by slowing down the conversion from low to high band communications. (more…)