BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone completing the ceremonial first flush in a bathroom employing a state-of-the-art waste water treatment system at Sylvester Manor Thursday.
It was, said Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor), “the most people ever gathered in one place to flush a toilet.”
In lieu of cutting a ribbon, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and other state, county and local elected officials gave the first flush to toilets in a new facility Thursday on the Sylvester Manor Educational Farm grounds. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
For New Yorkers, this may be the best of times judging by the just adopted state budget.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s draft proposal left a lot of critics speculating on his motivations at a time when he clearly wants to make folks happy as he appears to be eyeing a 2020 White House run. Perhaps he wanted to appear to be fiscally conservative. (more…)
Today is Election Day. All registered voters can cast their ballots at the Shelter Island School gym from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
There is only one local, contested race today, a seat on the Town Board between incumbent Democrat Mary Dudley and Republican challenger Amber Brach-Williams. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
When something isn’t working in private business, you consult with your customers and staff and make adjustments as you move ahead.
In the public sector, that isn’t always the case. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. announced latest preservation fund totals.
All but one East End town, Southold, reported a drop in Community Preservation Fund receipts for 2015, according to numbers released by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor). (more…)