09/21/19 8:00am

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Last week, the Suffolk County Legislature took a bold step forward in dealing with the issue of climate change and its impact on our towns, villages and neighborhoods.

Legislators adopted a resolution that will require the county’s Department of Public Works to take sea level rise into account when building and rebuilding county-owned roads. This initiative is one of the first official actions on Long Island to take sea level rise into consideration before pouring millions of taxpayer dollars into public works projects. (more…)

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06/06/19 4:30pm

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South Ferry CEO Cliff Clark (left) and Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Morehead outlined major aspects of the requested fare hike that will benefit Islanders at a meeting at Town Hall June 5.

With a recommendation from its Budget Review Office, the Suffolk County Legislature is expected to approve South Ferry’s requested rate hike on June 18. That was the announcement from South Ferry officials at a June 5 meeting at Town Hall called to answer questions from the public.

Except the public was nowhere to be seen. (more…)

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05/22/19 4:30pm

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…)