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helen hurley

Sad news. Helen Hurley has passed away . Our condolences go out to Alan & Rosemary and to all the family.

posted: 3/1/2012

duck pond remediation work ready to launch

The Duck Pond project will finally commence! According to Brookhaven Town officials you can expect to see surveyors in mid March at the Duck Ponds. You can also expect construction to begin after the Easter holiday. The Phase 1 project is expected to be wrapped up in June.

posted: 2/28/2012

newly organized garden club in wading river

There is a newly organized Garden Club in Wading River. Anyone interested can call the club's organizer at 929-8250.

posted: 2/27/2012

regent to participate in swr school forum

NYS Regent Roger Tilles will participate in a Shoreham Wading River School District community forum. The topic will be " New York State regents Reform Agenda & Lifelong Learning friend or Foes". Further details such as location and time are to be found on our Calendar Section.

posted: 2/26/2012

bank robbery

An unidentified man robbed the Bridgehampton National Bank in Wading River. The robbery took place on 2/16 at about 11am. Police are still searching for the suspect described as a 20-30 year old white man about 5 feet 9 inches tall and wearing a beige hooded jacket.

posted: 2/17/2012

hundreds of wading river residents express 25a concerns

Do Wading River residents really care about the impact of development on their small community? If you go by the room filling crowd at St. John's they are very concerned about the impact of new commercial development along Route 25A. The turnout was absolutely stunning.

posted: 2/4/2012

new helicopter routes?

New rules to reduce helicopter noise over the North Shore of Long island will be in effect within the next few months. According to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood nnew rules for helicopters will be in place by July 4. The rules will require the helicopters to fly offshore at an altitude of 2,500 feet.

posted: 2/1/2012

view planner's preliminary 25a recommendations

On 1/12 BFJ the consultant firm hired by Riverhead to review the zoning along 25A made a report to the town board. You can go to TownBoardTV.com to hear the BFJ presentation and the extended discussion about a public work shop in Wading River. The portion dealing with Wading River begins at 51 minutes and 25 seconds into the tape.

posted: 1/29/2012

calls for more public input on wading river study answered

There will be a public workshop in Wading River for those residents who are interested in the future of 25A in Wading River. After extensive discussion the Town Board agreed to hold a public workshop on Saturday 2/2 at a yet to be determined location. Special kudos go out to Councilmen Jim Wooten & John Dunleavy and consultant Frank Fish for their support.

posted: 1/14/2012

tax refund for brookhaven swr residents

Some residents of Three Village and Shoreham Wading River will be receiving a refund check from the Town of Brookhaven. A computer glitch cause an error that gave a full tax exemption to Jefferson's Ferry and to LIPA property in Shoreham. In reality the exemptions in both communities should have been a partial and not a full exemption. The town believes it has an acceptable agreement in hand with Jefferson"s Ferry and LIPA and anticipates sending out refund checks soon. It is estimated that the refunds in Three Village will get on average $40 and in the Brookhaven portion of Shoreham Wading River about $200 on average.

posted: 1/13/2012



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