National EMS week is soon and Shelter Island Town is hosting an EMS open house on May 18. Pictured, early this year Supervisor Gary Gerth accepted a $60,000 check to be deposited into the EMS capital reserve fund to assure money will be on hand when a new ambulance is next needed.
Events and activities on Shelter Island.
The Potter family: Back row, Josh and Katie. Middle row, from left, Alice, Sam and Lily with Maggie in the front.
“Yes, you can play with Play-Doh,” Katie Potter said as she answered the phone.
That’s not Katie’s standard phone greeting. She was talking to Maggie, her 3-year-old, who attends pre-K at the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center.
Maggie is the fourth in a lineup of Potter kids, including Lily, 9, Alice, 7, and Sam, 5. When Katie and her husband, Dr. Josh Potter, were married 10 years ago, they knew they wanted a big family. (more…)
Barring an unexpected write-in campaign, one incumbent and two newcomers will be elected to the Board of Education on May 21. (more…)
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Kelly Surerus, president of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center, appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.
Representatives of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center made a case for funding, asking the Town Board Tuesday afternoon for $25,000.
That would provide funding through the end of the current school year for the morning pre-school, along with a small cushion for the September term. (more…)
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Town Engineer John Cronin (left) and intern Andre Oraseanu explain to the Town Board why action is critical to protecting the Island’s water.
Call it an “issue.” But not a “crisis.” Yet. (more…)