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At Tuesday's Town Board work session, members discussed an application from Van Wormer International, a German production company with offices in Poughkeepsie, New York and Florida, to film here for several days beginning May 22. The company wants to use locations in the Heights, Ram Island Drive and use the Hay...
Supervisor Jim Dougherty returned to the Town Board Tuesday afternoon after an absence of several weeks to lead the board’s work session. Mr. Dougherty had spent time in the hospital with a viral infection and also recuperated at home. He’s been battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for several months. And last week Mr....
The federal government descended on the Town Board at Tuesday’s work session. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in the form of a baker’s dozen of officials, came to talk about recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy and plans for future crises brought on by Mother Nature. Also on the agenda was raising...
Televised and published pictures plus personal appeals of Hurricane Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey touched the hearts of Shelter Islanders who generously filled truckloads of clothing and other goods bound for Island Park and Long Beach last week. But the word from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Police Chief James Read, the town's emergency management director, reported at Wednesday’s Town board work session what dollar amounts the town would present to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for reimbursement of the Town’s expenses caused by Hurricane Sandy. Emphasizing there are “no guarantees” on what will be approved by the...
Local federal elected officials announced Sunday FEMA aid is now available to fund repairs for public infrastructures and facilities damaged this week by Hurricane Sandy. According to a press released issued by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer's office, FEMA administrator Craig Fugate agreed to expand President Barack Obama’s major disaster declaration to...