Verizon OK'd to cut Fire Island landlines
The state Public Service Commission yesterday approved a plan by Verizon to eliminate its landline service on western Fire Island, ...
Beach fix OKd over 'Taj Mahal' complaint
The Islip Town Board has approved in a 4-1 vote a $1.77 million contract with Holtsville-based Bensin Contracting to repair ...
$7.5M Sandy reimbursement for Saltaire
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $7.5 million in reimbursements for the Village of Saltaire to fix its boardwalk ...
Pols get raises amid tax hikes on Fire Island
Ocean Beach Village officials say property owners are in for a double-digit tax hike in the 2013-14 fiscal year. At ...
Probe sought into Fire Island cleanup pay
Workers' advocates alleging wage violations on a post-Sandy Fire Island debris removal job Monday called on state and federal officials ...
Despite doubts, Fire Island is finally free of Sandy debris
A post-Sandy mission to remove several thousand tons of storm debris from Fire Island was completed on schedule.
Charges over Fire Island cleanup wages
Workers hired as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to clean up post-Sandy storm debris on Fire ...
Islip rushes to repair beach Sandy damage
Sand piles, pine cones and uprooted beach grass litter the floor of the concrete block building. A deep fryer that ...
Islip code amended to ease home raising
The Islip Town Board this week voted to amend town code height restrictions, making it easier for homeowners flooded during ...
Fire Island Sandy debris removal begins
On the west end of Fire Island, wood chippers growled as they were fed debris from trees and brush ravaged ...