Articles

A career of service

Story By: LIAM HOFMEISTER
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lt. Joan Furey, a Vietnam War veteran was recently inducted into the VFW Hall of Fame. A special luncheon was held in her honor at VFW Post 433 in Sayville, which was attended by NY Senator Tom Croci.

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Islip’s new deputy supervisor

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bill Mannix, Director of Economic Development for the Town of Islip, has stepped into a new role that was previously held by John Carney, Commissioner of Public Safety. This is not Mannix’s first time in the position though. He served as deputy supervisor for a brief period in 2006.

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Suffolk adopts Master Plan

Story By: STAFF WRITER
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously adopted “Framework for the Future – Suffolk County Comprehensive Master Plan 2035,” the first effort to create a master planning document for the county in more than 40 years.

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Bottom Line

Story By: STEVE BELLONE
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last week, Bellone along with Deputy Presiding Officer Jay Schneiderman, Suffolk County Officials and not-for-profits celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by highlighting the ADA compliance of the Suffolk County website for those who are print/visually impaired.

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School bond survey

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education is looking to move forward with bonding for a building renovation project that would provide critical infrastructural, programmatic, and facility updates at the district’s five schools. The school district is looking for input from the community through a survey that’s available online.

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eWorks rewards

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

AHRC program provides jobs and so much more to intellectually handicapped adults. In addition to sustaining the eWorks program, which operates in what had been referred to as a sheltered workshop, the program must now comply with federal and state mandates to provide a more integrated work environment.

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The debate continues

Story By: RICK CHALIFOUX
7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

SAYVILLE - The rocky relationship between residential and business uses along the Sayville waterfront continues. While some local residents believe that the transformation of nearby wetlands into parking lots has hurt the neighborhood and created a range of drainage issues, others say that such development is not responsible for these issues and has instead provided a variety of benefits to the community at large.

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Race week is back to its roots

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

A long-standing tradition of holding Invitational Regattas at various clubs affiliated with the Great South Bay Yacht Racing Association has been maintained even though participation in them has steadily waned. However, participation among the younger sailors who take part in the junior regattas has been a whole lot better. And that was the major reason why the annual Race Week event, which took place last week, was limited to only the junior event.

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End of an aria

Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

An art and estate sale was held last weekend inside the former Signorelli Vocal Studio, which had been located at 344 Middle Road. The day before the sale, the Signorelli siblings who once occupied the grand colonial revival home, prepared for it by repositioning furniture, setting family treasures atop tables, and lining paintings and framed prints up along the walls.

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