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Water works. The Freeport Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in  Freeport Village Hall, 46 N. Ocean Ave., on the proposed redevelopment plan for the historic site of the former Brooklyn Water Works. The design from developer Gary Melius calls for a six-floor, 121-unit apartment complex with parking for 200 cars at 25-01 Brookside Ave., adjacent to the Long Island Rail Road. Read Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.

Shelter Island

Term lengths. The Shelter Island town board meets at 4:30 p.m. Friday in t Town Hall, 38 N. Ferry Rd. On the agenda is a public hearing on a proposal to make every town board member run for office every two years. Currently, board members hold four-year terms, with two members running every two years. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter updates @eastwatch.


9/11 memorials. A range of events commemorating the losses of Sept. 11 2001 will be held around Long Island Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Check during the weekend for staff updates at


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