News Roundup

Aug
16
2012

Standing in Sag Harbor’s American Hotel on Tuesday afternoon in front of a group including members of the Peconic Land Trust, East Hampton business owners and the creative group behind the Bay Street Theatre, Democtaic Congressman Tim Bishop shared his thoughts about current public policy in Washington D.C. declaring that this fall’s election of Congressional representatives and the Presidential race will be “a clarifying election,” one that...read more ››

Aug
14
2012

Months after the Suffolk County Legislature and County Executive Steve Bellone approved the transfer, the deed to Windmill Beach was handed over to Sag Harbor Village on Aug. 2

Legislator Jay Schneiderman, I-Montauk, presented the document to the village trustees at the beach, which is next to the , another asset that the county is considering handing over to the village.

Schneiderman sponsored the resolution that authorized the...read more ››

Aug
13
2012
Rep. Steve Israel

The Dujmic Campaign announced this morning that they received a major endorsement from United States Congressman Steve Israel.

Congressman Israel stated: “Joe Dujmic has been a strong voice for Long Island’s middle class families, and would make an excellent representative for the residents of New York’s 10th Assembly District.”

Steve Israel is presently serving as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)...read more ››

Aug
8
2012
(left to right): Mayor Paul Pontieri; County Executive Steve Bellone; TRITEC COO Rob Loscalzo, and Legislator Rob Calarco

Patchogue, LI—Wednesday, August 8: Legislator Rob Calarco, Mayor Paul Pontieri and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone were on hand to celebrate the first leg of the actual move of the iconic Patchogue Carnegie Library from its original location on Lake Street to its new home on Sixth District Court property on West Avenue and West Main Street.

The historic building, which has been sitting on steel girders and primed for the special...read more ››

Aug
7
2012
Medford Summer Concert Series Returns for 2012

Patchogue, LI— Legislator Rob Calarco is proud to join with the Medford Chamber of Commerce in announcing the Medford Summer Concert Series for 2012. The series will take place the last three Wednesdays in August at Medford Memorial Park, located at Peconic Avenue and Route 112. The series are brought to the Medford community through the generosity of three local businesses: Winters Brothers, McManus-Lorey Funeral Home and Gershow...read more ››

Aug
7
2012

WHO:

Legislator Rob Calarco; Patchogue Village Mayor Paul Pontieri; County Executive Steve Bellone; Rob Loscalzo, COO of TRITEC Real Estate Co.; Wolfe House & Building Movers.

WHAT:

Wolfe House & Building Movers will be moving the historic Carnegie Library building located on Lake Street in downtown Patchogue to its new location, the Sixth District Court property located on West Avenue. TRITEC will...read more ››

Jul
28
2012
The Rocky Point Famers' Market

Rocky Point, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker invites the community to visit The Rocky Point Farmers’ market to purchase organically grown products from local farmers.

Open on Sunday mornings from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., the open air market typically offers vegetables, fruit, eggs, plants and baked goods. Additionally, there are local artisans selling handmade soaps, jewelry, pottery, and more.

The goal of the market...read more ››

Jul
13
2012

New York State Assembly candidate Joe Dujmic today announced a Safe Waterways Act he would introduce in Albany which would, for the first time, require all persons operating a boat to have a state-authorized license, conditioned upon passage of an approved safe boating course and proper liability insurance.

To avoid added layers of bureaucracy, Dujmic’s proposed legislation would simply add a boating classification to drivers’ licenses...read more ››

Jul
10
2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has repealed the “twilight” fees at Smith Point in Shirley and Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton. The $4 fee at the county beaches, charged for visitors between 5 and 8 p.m.—previously a free time to enjoy the beaches—had been in effect since June 23 and had angered a number of politicians as well as residents. Last week, legislation was introduced by Suffolk County Legislators Kate Browning and Jay...read more ››

Jul
10
2012

Suffolk County has repealed a $4 "twilight" parking fee at two county beaches after weeks of receiving emails and phone calls from residents angered by the new fees.

The announcement was delivered by Legis. Kate Browning (D-Shirley) and Legis. Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk) at a rally at Smith Point Marina in Shirley, where a crowd of more than 100 protesters had gathered to blast the new fee, which had been put in place June 23....read more ››