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10/09/17 9:50am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO  A deer feeding at a 4-poster stand. brushing against a post treated with a chemical, permethrin, that kills ticks.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A deer feeding at a 4-poster stand. brushing against a post treated with a chemical, permethrin, that kills ticks.

At the candidates forum for office seekers held Sunday at the school auditorium, Gary Gerth, candidate for supervisor, asked incumbent Supervisor Jim Dougherty why the results of a survey asking residents questions related to deer and tick issues would not be released until after Election Day.

Mr. Dougherty said, “I’m ready to go.” (more…)

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10/03/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Hunter Bruce Raheb at the September 26 Deer & Tick Committee meeting.

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Hunter Bruce Raheb at the September 26 Deer & Tick Committee meeting.

If early meetings between Deer & Tick Committee members and hunters were sometimes marked by skepticism and contentious disagreements, the meeting on September 26 was without rancor or complaints. (more…)

10/01/17 8:00am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO

“I’d like to see them abandon this task that they are compelled to do,” said State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) last week about a revised plan by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to go after mute swans, possibly killing some of the birds. (more…)

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09/14/17 3:18pm

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed late Wednesday that it received all necessary information to consider the application for a Tidal Wetlands Permit and a Freshwater Wetlands Permit. (more…)