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$810,000 approved for serial bonds
The Glen Cove City Council unanimously approved up to $810,000 in serial bonds to pay for challenges to property tax assessments and employee termination benefits.
The bonds were approved at the council’s Tuesday meeting.
The first approved bonds will pay for up to $550,000 to fund the assessment challenges — called tax certiorari....Read more »
Shuttered Deer Park adult store Teasers has lost a legal bid to reopen while its lawsuit against the Town of Babylon proceeds.
The July 28 decision from U.S. District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein came as the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals released a decision denying several Teasers requests for variances from town code regulating adult businesses.
The town condemned the 55 Brook Ave. store...Read more »
The Islip Town Board is scheduled to vote on several expenditures and hold four public hearings at its town board meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
The board is to vote to pay Ronkonkoma-based Enviroscience Consultants Inc. $21,000 to conduct additional testing on materials at three town-owned properties at the Bay Shore Marina, the Police Athletic League fields on Clayton Street Park in Central...Read more »
Deal allows hospital to use town parking
The Huntington Town Board approved an agreement with Huntington Hospital-North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System to use a portion of the town’s parking facility at Mill Dam Park.
“The resolution is primarily aimed at providing a place for construction workers, as well as construction vehicles, to park during the hospital...Read more »
The Haven Avenue commuter parking lot at the Port Washington station of the Long Island Rail Road will be closed next weekend.
The LIRR said the lot will be closed for 48 hours on Aug. 2 and 3, so crews can remove the Haven Avenue pedestrian overpass. That bridge was closed in April for safety reasons, officials have said, citing extensive corrosion.
LIRR officials said in a news release...Read more »
Motorists in Huntington thinking about parking in a handicapped zone without a placard, or in a fire zone at all, think again.
The Town of Huntington has a group of volunteers who patrol area parking lots in search of drivers who park illegally. They photograph the violators and mail the evidence to town’s public safety department, which investigates. If town records do not turn up a permit...Read more »
Old Town Road to close for repaving
A portion of Old Town Road in Setauket will be closed for two nights this week for a repaving project.
The road will be closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday between State Route 347 and Sheep Pasture Road, said Frank Petrignani, a spokesman for Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro.
Old Town Road will...Read more »
OYSTER BAY TOWN
Burns Park to get new athletic field turf
The Town of Oyster Bay plans to replace the artificial turf at one athletic field at the John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa at a cost of $580,000.
The town board last week retroactively authorized applying for a $290,000 grant from the New York State Department of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation to cover...Read more »
NEW HYDE PARK
Closed pub's auction fails to land buyer
The closed Dublin Pub is without a buyer, a year since the ex-rocker haunt was to be sold at auction.
Misha Haghani, a real estate attorney and principal of Paramount Realty USA, which handled the auction, said there was no change in the closed New Hyde Park pub’s status.
“We’ve received a few higher offers; a couple...Read more »
State Sen. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) will be among the welcoming crowd greeting returning Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci at his welcome-home party Wednesday at Long Island MacArthur Airport.
Croci is returning from a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan, where he served as U.S. Navy commander.
Zeldin plans to present Croci with a New York State Liberty Medal upon state Senate approval.
“This...Read more »