Hammers clacked and electric saws spun Sept. 26 as Alex Nyilas of Cutchogue and seven fellow PSEG Long Island employees left their local offices to join forces on constructing a handicapped-accessible ramp for a physically challenged Bay Shore woman.
The day-long build was guided by Rebuilding Together Long Island, an organization that helps Long Islanders by providing needed home repairs at no cost. Mr. Nylias said members of the organization, including Stella Hendrickson, who directed the build, offered guidance on what to do on-site while they worked.
“Specifically, the wheelchair ramp build that we did, in my own words, was an excellent example of the type of volunteer work this group does,” he said. READ
It was all smiles Thursday morning as representatives from PSEG-LI, Shelter Island Town, the Heights Property Owners Corporation and Greenport Village gathered outside the North Ferry office to celebrate the successful completion of a seven-month project to install underwater electrical cables that would guarantee Shelter Island reliable electricity to meet peak demands during summer months. READ
PSEG-LI subcontractor Carson Construction has succeeded where Bortech failed in 2013. The Lafayette, N.J. subcontractor completed pulling the first of three conduits through the piping from Shelter Island to Greenport, working thorough the night of Dec. 12 to the next morning. READ
Staging for the electrical cabling that will serve Shelter Island got underway in Greenport Wednesday morning, with drilling on the project expected to begin there Monday.
The Greenport Village Board is expected to vote at its next meeting on a contract with Long Island Power Authority to allow LIPA to run an underground electric cable down Fifth Street, according to Mayor George Hubbard Jr. READ
Southold Town Highway Department Supervisor Vincent Orlando said Thursday’s blizzard brought down about a dozen trees across the town, most of which crews managed to safely move out of the way to be worked on tomorrow when the weather clears. READ
It’s easy to understand why some residents of Fifth Street in Greenport want the Village Board to say no to PSEG-Long Island’s plan to run an electric cable under their road and across the bay to Shelter Island.
The Greenport Village Board unanimously agreed Monday to have contract negotiations with energy company PSEG Long Island over its proposal to run an electric cable under Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island. READ
PSEG Long Island’s controversial plan to run a cable line under Greenport’s Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island will be moving forward with the Village Board’s blessing. READ
As yet another Greenport resident demanded to know why the latest proposal to run an electrical cable from the North Fork to Shelter Island would succeed where the last attempt by the Long Island Power Authority had failed, Christopher Hahn, the director of external affairs for PSEG-Long Island, began to speak louder. READ