The human element
To the Editor:
In reading the article in the January 10 Reporter (“Island mostly unaffected by fed shutdown – so far”), I noted a critical absence of any reference to the degree to which the Island’s residents have been and will likely be impacted. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Deer & Tick Committee member Craig Wood talked at the May 3 meeting about revising the Island’s brochure to make it more reader-friendly.
Shelter Island’s Deer & Tick Committee members, who held back information on the number of seer on the Island to prevent residents from drawing conclusions from incomplete data, revealed at its May 3 meeting that there may be as many as 1,200 deer here. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The Soviet Union launched Luna 10 on a three-day journey to become the first to place a man-made object into orbit around the moon. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Deer & Tick Committee Chairman Mike Scheibel announced there will be no August meeting and no participation in the August 22 Green Expo.
The Deer & Tick Committee that has, at recent meetings, complained about an inability to get information out to the public about efforts it’s making to curb tick-borne diseases, is taking a recess this summer. (more…)
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) helped pass legislation creating a work group to research preventive measures to modernize the Department of Health’s treatment of tick-borne illnesses. (more…)