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01/21/18 1:10pm
PSEG-LI COURTESY PHOTO Roadways where traffic delays could occur during the next month as work progresses on the cable project underway to ensure long-term power reliability to Shelter Island.

PSEG COURTESY PHOTO Roadways where traffic delays could occur during the next month as work progresses on the cable project underway to ensure long-term power reliability to Shelter Island.

Islanders who have been relatively unbothered by construction underway to ensure long-term power reliability are going to experience some delays expected to begin Monday, weather permitting. (more…)

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11/30/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s law requiring seat belts be used by volunteer firefighters and EMS workers has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s law requiring seat belts to be used by volunteer firefighters and EMS workers has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) to require the use of seat belts in emergency vehicles operated by volunteer fire companies or ambulance services. (more…)

10/14/15 2:00pm
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If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you’re taking.

You may not be able to communicate at all. This can make the job of emergency medical technicians more difficult, potentially even putting your life at risk. (more…)