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The massive mixed-use redevelopment project slated for the Glen Cove waterfront is getting a new name that reflects its location and the history of the site: Garvies Point. The original lead developer for the $1 billion project on the north side of Glen Cove Creek and now a minority partner, Donald Monti, called it Glen Isle. But developer Scott Rechler decided to rename the project after acquiring...Read more »
Tritec Real Estate has acquired the first parcel for the Ronkonkoma Hub project, according to company officials.
Tritec principal Robert Coughlan said a deal to purchase 8.2 acres from Oakland Fence was finalized Monday.
He declined to reveal the purchase price for the site at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Mill Street, citing a confidentiality agreement.
“This was the first...Read more »
A Hampton Bays motel will no longer be used as a homeless shelter, with 20 families living there moved to longer-term housing by Sept. 30, Suffolk County and Southampton Town officials announced Tuesday.
Hidden Cove Motel has been operated as a shelter since October 2011 by a White Plains nonprofit, Community Housing Innovations. Up to 28 families have been living at the motel complex at any...Read more »
Nassau Legis. Dave Denenberg (D-Merrick) is hosting two meetings on community policing and quality of life issues in his district, which includes Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and parts of Freeport, North Merrick and Wantagh.
Commanding officers from the Nassau County Police Department’s First and Seventh precincts will discuss recent burglaries, staffing, crime, traffic enforcement, neighborhood...Read more »
I was thrilled to see so many Bellporters approach me and recognize my face today. It’s evident Bellport Village is a close knit community where everybody seems to know everybody -- even a visitor. I like that.
Well, Bellport, keep following me because our “Town Focus” is only half-way done.
For those of you who missed it, earlier today I spent time with a group of ladies that belong...Read more »
Every May during the 1900s, New York City residents returned to Bellport by the trainload to spend their summer at hotels along the bay, cottages, or boarding homes. White picket fences lined Bellport Lane, sailboats were moored at the Bellport docks, and the ferry transported beachgoers to Fire Island.
For three months out of the year, Bellport came alive.
And to celebrate the pleasures...Read more »
The Friends of Sagamore Hill will hold a ribbon cutting tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. for a new flower bed that beautifies the park entrance welcome sign at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.
The project, which was conceived and researched by park volunteer Margarethe Randall along with Peter Hogarty of Ireland Gannon Associates, includes some of first lady Edith Roosevelt’s favorite plantings...Read more »
The state’s highest court has agreed to hear an appeal by the Village of Kings Point over its bid to use 5.4 acres within a park for a public works facility.
The New York State Court of Appeals, which took only 64 cases last year, agreed June 4 to hear the village’s appeal.
Several Great Neck residents and New York State sued the village after it announced in 2008 plans to build a facility...Read more »
A flag dedication ceremony Wednesday at Kings Park High School will recognize Cub Scouts who raised more than $1,700 to replace a Sept. 11 memorial flag that was stolen last year.
The community has been invited to the ceremony at 5 p.m. in the front parking lot — just in time for Flag Day on Friday, district Superintendent Susan Agruso said.
“We wanted to recognize the Cub Scouts for...Read more »
Bellport Mayor Will Veitch played in the sand as a kid at Mother’s Beach, and as a father spent time with his own kids there, so he was thrilled to see its continued renovation.
“It’s one of the few places you can go to really enjoy the Great South Bay,” he said. “It’s a beautiful beach and we all love to spend our time there in the summer.”
Located off South Howells Point in Bellport,...Read more »