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01/11/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Three high school students addressed the Town Board Tuesday. From left, Nicolette Frasco, Olivia Yeaman and Julia Labrozzi.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
Three high school students addressed the Town Board Tuesday. From left, Nicolette Frasco, Olivia Yeaman and Julia Labrozzi.

High school teacher Peter Miedema brought his senior class in government Tuesday to attend the Town Board’s work session. At the end of the meeting, when residents can address the board on any topic, three students, Julia Labrozzi, Olivia Yeaman and Nicolette Frasco eloquently explained their concerns that in the near future there’s the possibility there will be no place for them on the Island. (more…)

04/29/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

Those in favor of a sensible plan to bring affordable housing — either for purchase or rent — to the Island have had a setback.

Neighbors near a plot on North Ferry Road have voiced strong opposition to a project first aired at the town’s Community Housing Board (CHB) late last month. Real estate broker Janalyn Travis-Messer suggested constructing a two-unit structure — one three-bedroom house with an attached one-bedroom unit — that could provide, it was said, affordable living spaces. (more…)