Shelter Island


Pilot Injured In Single-Engine Plane Crash On Shelter Island

Police say a pilot was injured when he crashed his single-engine plane while trying to take off from an airfield on the eastern end of Long Island.


Andrew Gracie holds the message in a bottle that made it from Long Island to the Bahamas. (Credit CBS 2)

Long Island Teen Receives Unexpected Response To Letter In A Bottle

A message in a bottle that was sent adrift from Long Island got an unexpected response from an unexpected location.


Shelter Island Lights

Nearly 400-Year-Old Long Island Town Passes Controversial ‘Dark Skies’ Law

Outdoor lighting is now restricted from sunset to sunrise in this fiercely independent town, much to the chagrin of many of its 2,000 residents.


Floral Park Trees

Devastation On Long Island: Power Down, Widespread Damage, 2 Dead

Long Island was a disaster area Tuesday night, after Superstorm Sandy uprooted trees and blew them over like matchsticks, and at one point cut power to 90 percent of LIPA customers without power.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

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L.I. Designer’s Bamboo Lamps To Be Featured In ‘Twilight’ Movie

The lamps were displayed in a showroom in New York City before the set director for Twilight bought them for the bedroom scene in the upcoming movie.


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Long Island Teen Charged With Drunken Go-Kart Driving

Shelter Island police said 18-year-old Lennon Sarfarti was stopped when he was driving the go-kart on a public highway around 4 a.m. Thursday.


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LIPA Causes Uproar By Charging To Honor Fallen Soldier On Shelter Island

A Long Island community’s tribute to our fallen heroes this Memorial Day will come with a surprising price tag. The Long Island Power Authority says Shelter Island owes a fee for using its poles to hang American flags.