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09/23/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, speaking at a community meeting in Greenport September 20.

COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, speaking at a community meeting in Greenport September 20.

As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG, began to speak louder. (more…)

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09/20/16 10:00am
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO A Greenport resident speaks at the Greenport Village Board meeting Thursday night about the proposed electrical cable project to the Island.

PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO A Greenport resident speaks at the Greenport Village Board meeting September 15  about the proposed electrical cable project to the Island.

Upset by a PSEG proposal to extend an underground electrical cable to Shelter Island Heights from a residential village street, Greenport residents took their protests to Village Board members on September 15.

They called the plan poorly researched, dangerous and unfair, and said both the village and residents would be forced to deal with loud construction noises and electrical wires running under their street. (more…)

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09/06/16 8:00am
COAST GUARD AUXILIARY PHOTO A view high above Flanders Bay in 2013 shows the discoloration of the water caused by red tide, a type of algae that can kill marine life.

COAST GUARD AUXILIARY PHOTO A view high above Flanders Bay in 2013 shows the discoloration of the water caused by red tide, a type of algae that can kill marine life.

Over the past month, the Peconic Estuary has been hit with one environmental blow after another, a Stony Brook biologist and marine researcher said, thanks in part to rising temperatures in East End waterways. (more…)

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08/05/16 12:00pm
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GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR PHOTO

Long before his political aspirations took shape and millions of Republican voters selected him as their presidential nominee, Donald Trump was a developer. Well-known for his casinos and reality television appearances, Mr. Trump has spread his brand across the globe.

In at least three instances, he has also tried to conquer the North Fork. (more…)