The Peconic Land Trust has received at $45,000 grant from the New York Conservation Partnership Program to help protect farmland, wildlife habitat and water quality and to enhance public access for outdoor recreational opportunities and conserve priority open space areas. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
With today’s scheduled meeting of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in Southampton to discuss offshore wind, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) reiterated his support for such projects, particularly in New York State and Long Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.
UPDATE: A day after Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) announced sponsorship of a bill to eliminate standardized test results given to students as a criterion for evaluating teacher performances, he announced the bill had been passed.
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is co-sponsoring legislation to change the way in which the state evaluates teachers’ and administrators’ performances. (more…)
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It has been a slow start this year for Shelter Island real estate sales that generate Community Preservation Fund money used to purchase open space land and provide money for water improvement projects. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTOShelter Island School Superintendent Christine Finn.
It’s not a windfall for Shelter Island School, but a $35,787 increase in state aid for 2018-19 is welcome news for school officials. (more…)