CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Bayman Steve Lenox throwing out a dredge during scallop season.
In our orginal post, the dates for the meetings were incorrect. It should read: The first of two hearings will be held Wednesday, February 6 at 5 p.m. in the Rose Caracappa Auditorium at the William H. Rogers Building in Hauppauge.
Another hearing will be held Thursday, February 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Maxine Postal Auditorium at the County Center in Riverhead.
Below is the original post:
Suffolk County’s newly formed Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council is seeking public input on shaping the $1.5 billion industry’s future at an upcoming hearing in Riverhead on Thursday, February 7. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday giving the ‘State of the Town’ address
The need to replace aged septic systems on the Island could surpass the crisis of tick-borne diseases as a priority on Shelter Island.
That’s according to Supervisor Jim Dougherty, who spoke to more than 100 people Sunday at the Ram’s Head Inn for the annual State of the Town address, sponsored by the Shelter Island League of Women Voters. (more…)
VERA CHINESE PHOTO
Hang on to those nickels and dimes that slide their way under the couch cushions. In 2018, they’ll come in handy at the grocery store. (more…)
COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags.
A new poll suggests that Shelter Islanders are strongly in favor of a Suffolk County ban on single-use, plastic bags used in most retail stores.
On Friday, Supervisor Jim Dougherty released part of an extensive poll, conducted by the town’s Green Options Advisory committee, on the issue that showed Islanders are behind a proposed county Legislature bill to get rid of the bags by a four to one majority. (more…)