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Week in Review: Districts Change Calendars, Rails to Trails Update

A look back at the top stories from the week that was.

After local districts lost a number of school days due to Superstorm Sandy, some are still mulling options while others have announced calendar adjustments.

Miller Place and Shoreham-Wading River School District's have announced their plans on their websites in order to reach the mandatory 180 days of instruction.

 

After two informational meetings held in Rocky Point about a proposed trail from Port Jefferson to Shoreham brought big crowds, Legislator Sarah Anker is still weighing the options on the future of the project.

The trail, which would be developed on the LIPA property, could cost anywhere from $8-10 million according William Hillman, Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works, with 80 percent of the funding coming from the federal government and the rest by local government, which was a main concern of Anker's.

The Long Island Sound Sharks held their annual awards brunch at East Wind in Wading River Sunday and were honored by the community and elected officials.

The youth football league serves about 300 football players and 150 cheerleaders in the Miller Place, Sound Beach, Rocky Point, Shoreham and Wading River areas.

Open House for Shoreham Power Plant Proposal Draws 125 Locals

As Long Island Power Authority officials continue to negotiate with two possible power carriers to site a new power plant, leaders of one of those projects – pitched to utilize the Shoreham Power Plant parcel – held an open house Thursday night to inform members of the public and answer any questions locals may have.

Held at North Shore Public Library, the informational session lasted from 4 to 8 p.m. and saw about 125 people come through and speak with members of the company proposing the project.

Fire Commissioner Candidates Set for Tuesday Vote

Throughout the area, residents will be able to cast their votes for their local fire district commissioners. Here are the names you will see on the ballot Tuesday

 


32 year resident December 10, 2012 at 12:46 AM
Vote for Ann Logan for ROCKY POINT Fire Commissioner TUESDAY. ANN has the experience & Knowledge that's why we are voting for Ann. Tony & Evie Gallino

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