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03/27/19 4:30pm

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Armed with information and not shying away from the controversy over taxation of septic grants, Suffolk County Environmental Projects Coordinator Justin Jobin spoke to a packed room at the Town Board work session Tuesday, determined to win over those reluctant to upgrade their septic systems. (more…)

02/20/19 4:30pm

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Which is your go-to fork, North or South?

As a Shelter Islander, do you tend to identify with the North Fork or the South Fork?

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09/08/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Rev. Nancy Remkus spearheaded the Kids’ Community Peace Chorus.

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Rev. Nancy Remkus spearheaded the Kids’ Community Peace Chorus.

The Reverend Nancy Remkus, interfaith/interspiritual minister from Sag Harbor, will preach at Union Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 9. Her sermon is entitled “To Everything There is a Season: Preparing for Fall.” This will be the closing service for Union Chapel’s 2018 season.

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04/12/18 8:00am
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS | From left, Ed Shillingburg, Stephen Jacobs, Joe Denny, Audrey Wood, Nancy Walker, Bran Dougherty and Gordon Gooding in front of a piece of water pumping equipment from the lima bean days. Also lending a hand (but not in the picture) were Craig and Owen Wood.

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS | From left, Ed Shillingburg, Stephen Jacobs, Joe Denny, Audrey Wood, Nancy Walker, Bran Dougherty and Gordon Gooding in front of a piece of water pumping equipment from the lima bean days. Also lending a hand (but not in the picture) were Craig and Owen Wood.

On the morning of April 7, nine members of the Shelter Island Group for Trails Preservation, led by the group’s founder Joe Denny, met up at the corner of Cobbetts Lane and Manhanset Road to clear land that once served as a lima bean farm. The clean-up was part of a stewardship plan put in place for the 21.8 acre parcel, which was purchased by the town’s Community Preservation Fund and Suffolk County in 2004.  (more…)

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03/06/18 10:00am
COURTESY MAP BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Winter storm warnings have been issued for the region, with a winter storm watch remaining in effect across eastern Long Island, where more rain may mix in.

COURTESY MAP BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: Winter storm warnings have been issued for the region, with a winter storm watch remaining in effect across eastern Long Island, where more rain may mix in.

While a winter storm warning was issued for areas further west on Long Island ahead of Wednesday’s nor’easter, less snow will fall on the East End, forecasters said Tuesday morning. (more…)