MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn at North Ferry.
Are enough Islanders asking for an early boat to connect with the 5:25 a.m. Long Island Rail Road westbound service on weekdays?
COURTESY PHOTO A 130-foot boat under construction in Maine this past winter, was launched a week ago.
North Ferry Company has won approval from the Suffolk County Legislature for its proposed rate increase — the first in five years, according to Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac). (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Retiring as chairman of the Deer & Tick Committee and as natural resources manager at Mashomack Preserve, Mike Scheibel (center) received a commendation from the Town Board Tuesday for his years of service. Supervisor Gary Gerth, left, and Councilman Jim Colligan presented him with a plaque.
The Town Board learned at Tuesday’s work session that the Deer & Tick Committee will either ask for a reallocation of its money or more funding for its 2019 budget.
Listening to an account of efforts made in the 2017-18 hunting season, members heard about a successful pilot “Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers” (NWCO) program that killed 50 deer during the February and March hunt on some town-managed properties. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Sweet Tomato’s can keep its porch despite the fact that it encroaches on Heights Property Owner Corporation property by a few inches.
The Zoning Board of Appeals is trying to stop what has become a war between some applicants and the Building Department. (more…)