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05/06/19 2:00pm

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO The Town Board at Friday’s public hearing in the school auditorium on proposed amendments to the short-term rental law. From left, Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., Councilman Albert Dickson, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Deputy Supervisor Amber Brach-Williams, Supervisor Gary Gerth, Councilman Jim Colligan, Town Clerk Dorothy Ogar and Deputy Town Clerk Sharon Jacobs.

An issue that many long-time Islanders have said is the most divisive in memory returned, front and center, Friday evening at a Town Board public hearing held in the school auditorium. (more…)

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03/20/19 2:00pm

COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine, destined for the North Ferry fleet this summer.

By early summer, North Ferry will have a new 130-foot boat in its fleet, a planned upgrade since one vessel, the 50-year-old-plus Islander, is out of service and possibly not worth repairing, according to Stella Lagudis, general manager of the Heights Property Owners Corporation. The corporation owns North Ferry. (more…)

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07/17/18 3:31pm
THOMAS GRAFFAGNINO PHOTO A Ford Explorer ablaze just after noon Tuesday on the Clinton Avenue stretch of the North Ferry line.

THOMAS GRAFFAGNINO PHOTO
A Ford Explorer ablaze just after noon Tuesday on the Clinton Avenue stretch of the North Ferry line.

A motor vehicle caught fire just after noon Tuesday on the Shelter Island side of the North Ferry line.

The Shelter Island Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. There were no injuries. (more…)

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05/31/18 8:00am
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REPORTER FILE PHOTO

A new row of chairs had to be set up in the Town Hall meeting room on the afternoon of May 25 and it still wasn’t enough to seat the overflow crowd of residents who stood in the back and crowded the corridor. (more…)