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03/14/17 10:00am
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO : Congressman Lee Zeldin at Veterans Beach in Mattituck Monday morning.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO : Congressman Lee Zeldin at Veterans Beach in Mattituck Monday morning.

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) on Monday called on his colleagues in Congress to ensure continued funding for the National Estuary and Long Island Sound programs in upcoming appropriations votes. (more…)

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06/29/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | An aerial view of Plum Island.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | An aerial view of Plum Island.

A new Senate bill would prevent Plum Island from being sold to the highest bidder and pave the way for ownership of the mostly undeveloped parcel to be transferred to a federal environmental agency. (more…)

01/23/15 2:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Dan Fokine, left, and Tim Purtell of the Green Options Advisory Committee, presenting a new map of preserved land to the Town Board Tuesday.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Dan Fokine, left, and Tim Purtell of the Green Options Advisory Committee, presenting a new map of preserved land to the Town Board Tuesday.

Showing up almost everywhere, alongside the ubiquitous map of the Island, will soon be a handsome new addition.

Due to the coordination among Island businesses and town government and led by two dedicated citizens, “A Map of Walkable Open Space and Preserved Lands” will now be available to residents and visitors. (more…)

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09/09/14 12:00pm
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC

Glynis Berry realizes she’s wading in murky waters, but it’s a place she dares to go because of her passion for the environment and the increasing water pollution on the East End. (more…)