Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is seeking to get county government to commission a study on the heating of waters of the Long Island Sound and Peconic Estuary by the two Millstone nuclear power plants in Connecticut. The facilities are just 18 miles across the Sound from the Island. (more…)
“We live on an island built on sand.”
That’s how Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski accurately describes Long Island. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. just recently returned from Israel.
State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) started the holiday season off in an appropriate place: the Holy Land. Mr. Thiele visited Israel. His reaction? “It was the trip of a lifetime.” (more…)
Across the channel from Shelter Island, Erling Hope is busy at work in Sag Harbor, his art having a more special meaning this holiday season than others past. (more…)
Tom McAbee will be meeting next week with Jeff Szabo, the chief executive officer of the Suffolk County Water Authority, as Mr. McAbee continues his work to keep medications out of our drinking water. Mr McAbee’s efforts also involve preventing medications from getting into the hands of teens and others who would use them for non-medical use. (more…)