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Candidates for supervisor and Town Board seats. Front row, from left, Marcus Kaasik, Supervisor Gary Gerth and Mike Bebon. Back row, from left, Councilman Paul Shepherd, Councilman Jim Colligan, Gerry Siller and Julia Romanchuk Weisenberg.
Gary Gerth for supervisor
Two fine public servants are vying for the job of supervisor on Tuesday.
Democrat Gerry Siller, a local businessman, former town supervisor and former member of the School Board, is dedicated to making the Island a better place.
Suffolk County residents no longer have to scour the county directory to figure out which department to contact to report issues such as potholes and downed trees or inquire about social and health services and park information. (more…)
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Installation of new ramps at South Ferry between 2015 and 2017 are higher than original ramps by 12 inches.
South Ferry is submitting a request to the Suffolk County Legislature for fare raises it hopes will be approved by early summer. (more…)
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County officials Blake Hyatt (left) and Stephen Randazzo discuss plans for expanded shared services among municipalities with members of the Shelter Island Town Board at Tuesday’s work session.
Representatives of County Executive Steve Bellone’s administration told Town Board members at Tuesday’s work session about initiatives being launched to make governments more efficient and responsive to residents. (more…)
There was a great deal of optimism in eastern Long Island’s environmental community when, in the fall of 2017, a Flanders homeowner used a Suffolk County grant to replace an older cesspool with a state-of-the-art system. (more…)