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06/04/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTOS State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), left, and Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).

COURTESY PHOTOS State Senator Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), left, and Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor).

The New York State Assembly passed a bill authorizing the issuance of September 11 commemorative license plates by a vote of 128-0, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor). (more…)

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01/31/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO PSEG provided this chart reflecting what it calls “flat” average customer bills over a 10-year period.

COURTESY PHOTO PSEG provided this chart reflecting what it calls “flat” average customer bills over a 10-year period.

As state legislators from the area try to change requirements for assessing Long Island Power Authority/PSEG rate hike requests, a PSEG spokesman said rates here on average are less than they are in many areas of the country. (more…)

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05/11/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) honored Paulette Ofrias, wife of Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy co-owner Greg Ofrias, as a Woman of Distinction at a ceremony this week in Albany.

COURTESY PHOTO Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) honored Paulette Ofrias as a Woman of Distinction at a ceremony this week in Albany.

Paulette Ofrias, co-owner of the  Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy with her husband,  Greg Ofrias, has been named the 2017 Woman of Distinction from the First New York State Senate District. (more…)