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11/16/18 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Helicopters at the East Hampton airport.

BY KATE NALEPINSKI

More than a 125 people attended a November 14 Federal Aviation Administration workshop in Riverhead to express complaints over the constant buzz of helicopters flying across the East End. (more…)

11/12/18 12:00pm

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East End residents who have long been frustrated over constant helicopter noise overhead, particularly during summer months, will finally get their chance to vent to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A public hearing is scheduled for November 14 in Riverhead, following the bill passed in October that requires the FAA to reassess the North Shore Helicopter Route. (more…)

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12/08/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Southold Town Councilman Robert Ghosio has requested the purchase and installation of an antenna to improve Southold Town’s ability to monitor aircraft, the target of frequent noise complaints from  North Fork and Shelter Island residents. (more…)

10/28/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | State Senator Ken LaValle.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | State Senator Ken LaValle.

You don’t get to spend a lifetime in office without being an effective legislator.

Ken LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), senior member in the New York State Senate, was first elected in 1976. In 40 years, he’s proven his ability to bring home the bacon for his district. He’s remained mostly scandal-free and has run for re-election without much of a fight from Democrats for decades. (more…)