Suffolk County Route 48, commonly known as the North Road, was added to the county road system in 1930. The artery, which runs from Sound Avenue in Mattituck to Route 25 in Greenport, was originally called CR 27. It was renumbered in 1988 to avoid confusion with NY Route 27, which runs along the south shore Long Island.
The differences in names took on a new wrinkle this summer when signs started to appear calling it Middle Road. READ
Four road ends in Greenport are slated to receive county funding for stormwater mitigation projects, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday.
Joined by local officials on Fourth Street, Mr. Bellone pledged $237,000 in county funding to complete the project. READ
A new flyer being mailed across the East End on behalf of Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is leaving some Democrats scratching their heads.
The direct mailer features Mr. Zeldin speaking with several local business owners, including Suffolk County Legis. Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue) at the Krupski family farm in Peconic. The flyer, entitled “East End update,” includes Mr. Zeldin’s initiatives related to local issues, including Long Island Sound funding and blocking the federal sale of Plum Island. READ
In addition to the town elections, the Nov. 7 ballot will feature countywide contests for district attorney, sheriff, county legislators, state Supreme Court judges, a county court judge and a family court judge. READ
Al Krupski is running for re-election to his seat on the Suffolk County Legislature. He is essentially running for his third term unopposed, even though former Riverhead Town GOP chairman Remy Bell is a placeholder on the ballot.
Legislation to freeze automatic raises for Suffolk County elected officials has taken a step forward.
On Wednesday, the Suffolk County Legislature’s committee on government operations, personnel housing and information technology approved the bill by a 6-0 vote. The Legislature is expected to vote on it next Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the county center in Riverside.
Crescent Duck Farm, the last of its kind on Long Island, has a new 26,000 square foot solid waste storage facility that will prevent thousands of pounds of nitrogen from polluting ground and surface waters.
Suffolk County lawmakers are urging the passage of state legislation that would permit development for agricultural uses on protected farmland.
The Suffolk County Democratic Committee renominated East End county legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming Monday night, but held off on a decision on the high-profile positions of district attorney and sheriff.
A vote on a bill to let the public vote on reducing the size of the Suffolk County Legislature from 18 members to 13 appears unlikely.
The Legislature’s ways and means committee voted last Thursday to have the proposal “tabled subject to call.”