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Thiele Secures Another $250,000 for John Jermain Memorial Library

Posted on 24 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. stopped by the John Jermain Memorial Library building on Main Street on Friday to announce he had secured a $250,000 Community Capital Assistance Program grant for the library’s exterior.

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Rally for Renewables

Posted on 22 October 2014

Several East End environmental organizations are joining together for a “Rally for Renewables,” at which they intend show the LIPA board and Governor Cuomo there is public support for renewables and in particular for offshore wind power.

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Fourth Annual Sustainability Forum

Posted on 22 October 2014

Southampton Town’s Sustainable Advisory Committee will host a public forum on green power on Thursday, October 30.

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SoFo Grant

Posted on 22 October 2014

The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center (SoFo) announced last week it had received an anonymous donation in support of SoFo’s new after-school educational program, South Fork Environmental Learning.

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Free Community Flu Clinic

Posted on 22 October 2014

The turning of leaves on the East Coast marks the beginning in earnest of several seasons: the holiday season, football season and, unfortunately, flu season.

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Police Unions Endorse Bishop

Posted on 22 October 2014

The Coalition of Suffolk Police Unions endorsed Representative Tim Bishop last week, according to a press release from Bishop for Congress.

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Thiele Finds Funds for Farmers

Posted on 22 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced last week he had launched several new programs to assist new and early-stage farmers in order to encourage agribusiness throughout the state.

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Rental Registry Law Angers Residents

Posted on 22 October 2014

Critics of a proposed rental registration law showed up in droves to air their opposition at East Hampton Town’s first informational session on the law.

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County Officials Say Guardrail’s Here to Stay

Posted on 22 October 2014

Tension and frustration soared during a meeting on Tuesday night, when critics of a newly installed guardrail along Short Beach Road were told the galvanized steel structures wouldn’t be removed any time soon.

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East End Towns and Villages Pursue Regional Ban on Bags

Posted on 22 October 2014

After much discussion and gentle encouragement from local sustainability committees, the mayors and supervisors of several East End municipalities announced today they would pursue a coordinated effort to implement a regional ban on single-use plastic bags by Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

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