Long Island Now
The latest community buzz and updates. | Sign up for community newsletters.
BloggersAisha Al-Muslim Jennifer Barrios Bill Bleyer Denise M. Bonilla Sophia Chang Tara Conry Carl Corry Erin Geismar Scott Eidler Mitch Freedman Mackenzie Issler Carl MacGowan Deborah S. Morris Ted Phillips Candice Ruud David Schwartz Nicholas Spangler Joshua Stewart Brittany Wait Patrick Whittle
Owners of vacant houses in Brookhaven Town must register the dwellings with the municipality, under a new law adopted this week by the town board.
The law, modeled on similar statutes in Boston, Chicago and Atlanta, is intended to convince property owners to clean up blighted homes or face fines ranging from $1,000 to $15,000, Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said.
“These dangerous eyesores...Read more »
The Harborfields School District will hold a community forum tonight on a proposal to bond $3 million over 15 years for two turf fields at the high school.
The forum, hosted by the district, will be held in the Old Field Middle School auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
The project also includes enhanced field accessibility for the physically challenged, upgrades to the grass and baseball fields,...Read more »
The Town-Village Aircraft Safety Noise Abatement Committee plans to host a meeting Monday to discuss concerns over low-flying planes and ways to control jet noise in communities near Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.
The meeting is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at the Village of Lawrence Yacht and Country Club, at 101 Causeway in Lawrence. Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, Port...Read more »
The Hofstra Law School’s Veterans Legal Assistance Project will host a clinic to offer free legal assistance to veterans on Nov. 9.
The event will be held at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law’s room 303, at 121 Hofstra University in Hempstead Village, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last April, the project’s first event assisted more than 70 veterans by providing answers to legal questions and services.
Veterans...Read more »