The state awarded $5.7 million in financing to Vineyard View, a project aiming to bring 50 affordable apartments to Greenport.
Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley said several members of the department have expressed interest in leading the accreditation process. READ
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday told the U.S. Secretary of Commerce that the state will sue the Department of Commerce and fishery regulatory bodies if changes aren’t made to the fluke quota, which he says hurt New York’s economy and commercial fishing families.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation two weeks ago banning the use of e-cigarettes on all school grounds statewide.
Suffolk County lawmakers are urging the passage of state legislation that would permit development for agricultural uses on protected farmland.
A group of parks and transportation improvement advocates recently called attention to a lack of state spending on sidewalks and bicycle lanes and trails in Suffolk and Nassau counties, saying the region lags behind the rest of the state.
Less than a week after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state is preparing to sue the Environmental Protection Agency, local officials and environmentalists have extended their support to the state, which is challenging the federal agency’s decision to permanently allow dumping of dredged material in Long Island Sound.
New York State handed out its first Agricultural Environmental Management Award in 2002. In its first 14 years, the honor, considered the state’s top agricultural environmental award, had never gone to a farm in Suffolk County. READ
Add Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell to the growing list of East End elected officials who don’t like New York State’s new tourism signs.
Roughly two weeks after a New York State mandate took effect requiring that all prescriptions be transmitted to pharmacies electronically, local doctors and pharmacists say they’re adjusting to the change. READ