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Amityville trustees on Monday night approved spending as much as $20,000 for emergency road repairs that are to start immediately. “I think we have a crisis here, by no fault of our public works department,” said Trustee Nick LaLota. He estimated there are now 200 potholes on village roads caused by the harsh winter. Workers from Rosemar Construction Corp., an East Moriches-based paving...Read more »
Patchogue’s public works crews are repairing potholes before they pose a public safety and health threat, village officials said.
Workers plan to fix the worst holes first, officials said at Monday’s village board meeting.
“While the crews will be on the streets every day that weather allows filling potholes … We are going to repair those that pose a serious threat to health and safety,...Read more »
State environmental officials plan to cap a former Long Island Rail Road yard in Yaphank as part of the contaminated site's cleanup.
The LIRR dumped fill material and debris containing contaminants such as lead, arsenic, zinc and copper for parts of three decades at the 4-acre site near River Road, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said in a fact sheet describing the proposed...Read more »
Welcome to the Long Island Now live post for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.
The storm that dropped snow -- nearly 2 inches in Nassau County and three in Suffolk -- rain and ice pellets on Long Island earlier today has passed, and the National Weather Service lifted its winter weather advisory a few hours earlier than expected.
That means this evening's commute should be much less eventful than...Read more »
Hempstead Town officials plan to consider reserving parking spaces for town residents at the Long Island Rail Road’s station in Merrick.
The Hempstead Town board has scheduled a public hearing on the possibility of a resident-only permit-parking program at the Merrick station, which has more than 1,500 spaces. The meeting is planned for Feb. 18 during the board’s 10:30 a.m. meeting in the...Read more »
The Smithtown Town Board has asked the town planning department to submit a preliminary drawing by the Feb. 27 board meeting to determine whether the town should build a municipal parking lot in downtown Kings Park.
Councilman Robert Creighton, who urged the board Tuesday to decide whether to secure an appraisal on the property, said the proposed lot would create about 20 to 22 parking spaces...Read more »
The Patchogue Village board has taken steps to reduce the parking problems, public urination or customers loudly leaving popular nightclubs that are in the area.
Trustees unanimously voted 7-0 Monday night to amend village code 415 to restrict parking on the east side of Railroad Avenue, from Church to Gerard streets, to vehicles with permits.
Patrons of popular establishments such as...Read more »