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Elected officials, state agencies and conservation groups gathered yesterday at Belmont Lake State Park in West Babylon to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a state fund dedicated to environmental protection.
Since 1993, the NYS Environmental Protection Fund has provided more than $1 billion to support critical programs that protect clean water, public health, and industries such as agriculture...Read more »
Lauren Selsky’s title of “NYSC Princess” may be unofficial, but it still earned her a sash and a memory special enough to share with the world on Throwback Thursday.
Selsky, 30, is a Plainview native who graduated from Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School in 2000. In the summer of 2003 she worked at the New York Sports Club location in Huntington, where she met friend Linda Franceschini.
One...Read more »
A New York Rising public meeting will take place Thursday in Copiague.
The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program was established to provide additional rebuilding and revitalization assistance to communities severely damaged by Sandy as well as tropical storms Irene and Lee. Residents of Amityville Village, Babylon Village, Copiague, Lindenhurst Village and West Babylon are invited...Read more »
As blood trickled out of Patti Reilly’s vein Tuesday morning and into the tubing strapped to her arm, she wasn’t fazed. Reilly, a secretary at Hofstra University in Hempstead, often participates in the campus’ annual fall blood drive and this year, the event took on a new purpose: commemorating the one-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy.
“It’s a little something that goes a long way,” said...Read more »