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The Nissequogue Village government website was hacked for the second time on Tuesday to display a message addressed to the federal government, village officials said Thursday.
Treasurer Pat Mulderig said the site was hacked in April and she noticed the issue again about 9 a.m. Tuesday, when the nissequogue.gov site, which usually displays a blue “Village of Nissequogue New York” photo banner...Read more »
The Port Jefferson Village Board, voting in a sweltering Village Hall meeting room, has unanimously approved a $99,400 plan to replace the building’s faulty air-conditioning system.
The village board met Wednesday to discuss budget issues as two fans strained to cool the second-floor meeting room, which also serves as the village’s justice court.
Board members said the system, installed...Read more »
A new Poquott Village Board majority will be sworn in Monday before the board’s annual organizational meeting.
Incoming Mayor Dolores Parrish and new trustees John Pesek and Edward Schmidt are scheduled to take the oaths of office during a 6:30 p.m. ceremony in a park outside Village Hall, 45 Birchwood Ave.
The new board members will join holdover trustees Carol Lane and Kathleen Matthews...Read more »
Oyster Bay plans to borrow $30 million Wednesday to address cash flow problems.
The town would not have enough money in its general fund or highway fund to pay employees in July if it didn’t borrow the money, according to cash projections in a town securities prospectus.
The securities, called Revenue Anticipation Notes and Tax Anticipation notes, are short-term borrowings that the town...Read more »
Impact of apartment plan will be studied
The Great Neck Village planning board has chosen two consultants to study the socio-economic impact of a developer’s plan to replace a rent-stabilized apartment complex with market-rate housing.
The board last week selected Melville-based Nelson, Pope & Voorhis LLC and a Columbia University professor to study “disparate impact”...Read more »
Northport Village officials have hired a new village administrator.
The board unanimously voted at its meeting Tuesday to hire Timothy Brojer, the Mastic Beach village administrator.
“During our interview with him, whatever topic we brought up, he was familiar with,” Northport Mayor George Doll said. “He’s going to be an asset to the village.”
Brojer, 38, is to begin work in Northport...Read more »
Work is nearing completion on a major water main replacement on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village.
The Suffolk County Water Authority project is intended to improve reliability, water pressure and fire protection in the downtown area.
Stretching from the intersection of Montauk Highway and Deer Park Avenue to Village Line Road, the project will replace an old, undersized water main...Read more »
A Lindenhurst nonprofit on Tuesday night is hosting an information workshop on home elevation.
Adopt-a-House, a volunteer group dedicated to helping superstorm Sandy victims, is bringing in Westbury-based Zucaro House Lifters Inc. to explain the home-elevation process. A representative from Zucaro will go through the steps of a basic house lift as well as the considerations for different types...Read more »