JULIE LANE PHOTO Community Housing Board Chairwoman Mary-Faith Westervelt.
Members of the Community Housing Board (CHB) have been doing their homework, identifying possible sites for affordable — or community — housing, although they haven’t targeted any specific site for possible development.
Member Abby Dress released statistics at the May 31 meeting at Town Hall she’d received from town assessors showing there are 2,447 residences on the Island. The average value of those single family houses on Shelter Island is $1.4 million, Ms. Dress said. The median value is $930,000. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTOS State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), left, and Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).
The New York State Assembly passed a bill authorizing the issuance of September 11 commemorative license plates by a vote of 128-0, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor). (more…)
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Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) has been named to the New York Farm Bureau Circle of Friends for his work during the 2017 legislative season. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is encouraging voters to turn out elected officials who support raising their taxes. (more…)
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Every East End town except Shelter Island is showing increases in Community Preservation Fund (CPF) revenues for the first four months of 2018.
Numbers released today by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) show a decline here of 26.7 percent from the same period last year. (more…)