REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Town Board met in work session Tuesday discuss dangerous traffic on New York Avenue
There was some gruesome imagery voiced at the Town Board work session Tuesday when the topic of dangerous traffic on New York Avenue was raised.
Councilman Jim Colligan said plans to make the road safer should be taken only after a study by the New York State Department of Transportation and that there’s “no reason to panic.”
Councilman Paul Shepherd responded, “There won’t be action until you’re scraping some kid off the side of the road. And then it will be, “Oh, Jesus, why didn’t you guys [the board] do something.’” (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Andy Reeve will run unopposed for a full five-year term on the Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners.
Shelter Island Fire Commission Chairman Andy Reeve is running unopposed for a five-year term. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Readers continue to write about a proposed cell tower at the Manhansett firehouse. Above, more than 40 residents showed up for a meeting discussing the tower in February.
Back in January, Ed Mooney of Highlander Consultants in East Islip showed up at a Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners with a pitch to construct a second cell tower in the town — this one at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane. (more…)
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Keith Clark was re-elected to another 5-year term as a commissioner.
Heavy rain didn’t discourage 67 residents from giving Fire Commissioner Keith Clark a vote of confidence Tuesday night with all ballots endorsing him for another five-year term. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners discussed the 2015 budget Tuesday evening.
At a meeting of the Shelter Island Board of Fire Commissioners Tuesday evening, the board discussed a proposed tax levy of $818,804, according to Fire District Treasurer Amber Williams. (more…)