Ferry traffic has been a nagging issue for some Greenport Village residents over the last few years.
But after a public hearing Thursday about whether to make Wiggins Street a two-way street again drew mixed reactions from residents, Greenport Mayor George Hubbard Jr. said the Village should get more feedback on possible ferry traffic solutions before making a decision. READ
Should Greenport Village charge the East End Seaport Museum rent for a location it gets for free? READ
Lights! Camera! Greenport!
…oh, and computer.
A bill aiming to stop the federal government’s proposed sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley). READ
And the winners are … Bernie Sanders and John Kasich!
… On Fishers Island, that is.
Only two people spoke at a public hearing on Greenport Village’s tentative 2016-17 budget — which would reduce spending and taxes — during a public hearing Thursday night at the Old Schoolhouse.
But the same issue was raised by both of speakers: that the village should not be allowing the nonprofit East End Seaport Museum to use the museum building rent-free anymore. READ
Here’s a prediction you’ll probably hope is wrong.
A marine researcher from Molloy College in Rockville Centre is predicting that a massive fish and turtle kill will occur in the Peconic Bay within the next week or so. Just like it was predicted last year. READ
The two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District seat in a primary argued over who has better job creation ideas during a debate held by the Southold Democratic Club Tuesday night at Southold High School.
Long after his stint in World War II ended, Reginald Peterson said, the memories still haunted him.
“A jet plane would go by and I would dive under the table,” the East Marion resident said.
The traumas of war lasted a lifetime. READ