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09/25/18 10:00am
TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTO

TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTO

Funding for the protection and preservation of Long Island Sound could reach historic levels if Congress appropriates the full funding outlined in a bill that recently passed through the House of Representatives. (more…)

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12/02/16 8:00am
KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Louise Harrison of Save the Sound at a forum this week on Plum Island.

KELLY ZEGERS PHOTO Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Louise Harrison of Save the Sound at a forum this week on Plum Island.

Those working towards preserving Plum Island’s unused, natural acreage from development see both uncertainty and hope in their goal as a new presidential era begins. 

The island is currently set to be sold by the federal government to the highest bidder, as operations from the Plum Island Animal Disease center will move to a new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas expected to open in 2022.

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07/06/16 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Plum Island Lighthouse remains in poor condition with no money forthcoming for restoration.

JULIE LANE PHOTO The Plum Island Lighthouse remains in poor condition with no money forthcoming for restoration.

A report released last week by the Department of Homeland Security outlining alternatives to selling Plum Island to the highest bidder has come under criticism from environmental groups. (more…)

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05/17/16 2:00pm
 SARA SCHABE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference in Riverhead.

SARA SCHABE PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference in Riverhead.

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that will stop the federal government’s proposed sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder. (more…)

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06/11/15 4:30pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the earth. Without them, the planet could not exist nor could humanity survive, yet they remain a relatively under-explored part of our world.

Come to the library on Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. when Island resident Melanie Stiassny takes us on an epic, oceanic journey while talking about her new book, and helps us learn a little more about this watery wonder. (more…)