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  1. PSEG Long Island preps for next big storm by hardening electric gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Newsday

    Since superstorm Sandy, federal funding has allowed the utility to harden more than 700 miles of electric circuits and install utility poles that can withstand winds of up to 135 miles per hour. PSEG Long Island contract lineman Bobby Scott works on hardening poles and electrical lines against storms along Quaker Path in Setauket on Oct. 24. Photo Credit: Newsday/John Parskevas PSEG Long Island, helped by lessons learned from LIPA after superstorm Sandy, along with $729 million in federal funding to harden the local electric grid, is nearly finished with a multiyear plan to prepare all portions of Long Island for the next big storm.

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  2. Brookhaven fight to remove Eastport billboards will go to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Newsday

    An attorney for the property owner said the town sign law was thrown out in a previous case he brought against the town. A billboard on Eastport-South Manor Road in Eastport is one of two Brookhaven Town says is illegal.

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  3. Crescent Duck Farm is a busy operation in an enviable nicheRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Newsday

    Doug Corwin, president of Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue, discusses working on the 145-acre farm, which processes 5,000 ducks four days a week for the best restaurants in the Northeast and across the country. The ups and downs of the once-thriving industry have left his family-owned Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue the sole mass-producer of the fowl on the Island.

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  4. Long Island hires and promotions: Christopher Re, E&I Cooperative ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Christopher Re of Patchogue has been hired as a marketing research associate at E&I Cooperative Services in Jericho. Photo Credit: Demitra Ulino Christopher Re of Patchogue has been hired as a marketing research associate at E&I Cooperative Services in Jericho.

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  5. State audit raises issues about PSEG's practices, LIPA transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Newsday

    PSEG Long Island doesn't "consistently provide" customers and officials with information about high-risk construction projects, while LIPA's transparency "could be further improved" and its rates are "relatively high" compared to other utilities in the state. Those are some of the conclusions of a 455-page management audit of LIPA and PSEG operations by an outside consultant for the state Department of Public Service.

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  6. PSEG Long Island edges up in customer satisfactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Newsday

    PSEG Long Island crews work to transfer power lines to new utility poles along Montauk Highway in West Islip on Thursday, July 10, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas PSEG Long Island edged ahead in a national survey of customers over the past year, but is still near the bottom of the pack among large eastern utilities.

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  7. Eastport protests large utility poles, wants them removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Newsday

    PSEG has installed 200 replacement steel poles along a 7-mile stretch of Eastport Manor Road and on Country Road 51. Scores of people, including residents, civic association members and local politicians, gathered in Eastport's business district on Wednesday evening, June 27, 2018, to voice their objections to the 80-110 foot steel poles erected by PSEG Long Island along roadways in Eastport. Photo Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas More than 200 people rallied on a hamlet green in Eastport on Wednesday to demand that PSEG Long Island remove "monster" steel poles erected last year in the business district and on a nearby highway as part of a utility fortification project.

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  8. Mike LaDonna's gutsy effort gives West Islip Suffolk AA crownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Newsday

    West Islip's starting pitcher Michael LaDonna delivers a pitch during the first inning on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at West Islip High School. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan Yesterday, on the minimum of four days of rest required for high school pitchers, LaDonna embodied all of the aforementioned.

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  9. LI's Rebecca Tooker helps James Madison's dominant defense in women's lacrosse semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Newsday

    James Madison's Rebecca Tooker defends North Carolina's Maggie Bill during an NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinal on Friday at Stony Brook. Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen Rebecca Tooker's parents didn't have to make the long drive from Eastport to Harrisonburg, Virginia, to watch their daughter play Friday night.

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  10. Eastport-South Manor school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Newsday

    The district is proposing a $93,502,384 budget that would increase spending by 0.62 percent, or $579,604, over the current $92,922,780 spending plan. The tax levy would increase by 1.83 percent, from $53,217,393 to $54,191,936.

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  11. Brookhaven Town to appeal dismissal of suit against LIPA, PSEGRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Newsday

    At issue is the installation of large steel poles in Eastport, which town officials say are a violation of state law and create a "public hazard." Brookhaven Town officials said on Wednesday that they will appeal a state court ruling that threw out the town's lawsuit against LIPA and PSEG Long Island over giant steel poles in Eastport.

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  12. Judge tosses Brookhaven suit against large utility polesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Newsday

    Supreme Court ruling finds that the lawsuit was 'moot' because it wasn't filed until work on the steel pole project was largely completed. A state Supreme Court judge has tossed a lawsuit by Brookhaven Town against LIPA and PSEG Long Island over giant steel poles on Eastport roads, calling the topic "moot" because the work was largely complete by the time its suit was filed.

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  13. Cops: Driver airlifted after Eastport-Northampton rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Newsday

    First responders work at the scene of a one-vehicle crash Tuesday on County Road 51 near the Eastport-Northampton border. Photo Credit: LIHotShots / T.J. Lambui The driver of a vehicle that overturned Tuesday morning was airlifted by Suffolk County police helicopter to an area hospital, Southampton Town police said.

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  14. Center Moriches, Eastport cited for downtown improvement grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Newsday

    As part of the grant funding plan, officials want $5,000 to replace the "Welcome to Center Moriches" sign on Montauk Highway, seen here on June 29, 2011. Photo Credit: Carl Corry Brookhaven Town officials plan to apply for $160,000 in Suffolk County grant funding to spruce up a pair of downtown districts along Montauk Highway.

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  15. Brookhaven to developer: Clean up old duck farm before buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Newsday

    Plans to build a self-storage facility at the old farm in Moriches must include dumping cleanup and land preservation for open space, town says. An old duck farm on Barnes Road in Moriches, seen here on Tuesday, is the site of a proposed storage facility.

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  16. Family, friends raise funds for Long Island baby born 15 weeks earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Newsday

    An online fundraiser aims to help the Holmes family of Bayport cover rising medical costs after their daughter was born prematurely. Dawsyn Harper Holmes, was born 15 weeks premature on Feb. 2, 2018, to Meaghan and Brandon Holmes of Bayport.

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  17. Developer draws ire after razing 19th century Eastport farmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Brookhaven Town officials have approved Eastport Commons, which will include a pharmacy, offices and apartments, on the site on Montauk Highway that civic leaders had hoped to turn into a community center. The 19th century Eastport farmhouse on Montauk Highway, seen here on Nov. 18, 2017, was razed in December 2017.

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  18. Developer draws ire after razing 19th century Eastport farmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Brookhaven Town officials have approved Eastport Commons, which will include a pharmacy, offices and apartments, on the site on Montauk Highway that civic leaders had hoped to turn into a community center. A 19th century Eastport house that civic leaders had hoped to preserve has been torn down by its owner to make way for apartments and a business complex.

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  19. Storm wallops LI roads, causing spin outs and stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Newsday

    Though officials implored motorists to stay off roadways, Nassau police had recorded 69 auto accidents and Suffolk police had 82 by 4 p.m. A man helps push a car stuck in the snow on Stewart Avenue during the storm on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 in Garden City. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp The winter storm walloped Long Island highways and thoroughfares, turning speedy roadways to a crawl, with some drivers spinning out and stalling in snowbank on Thursday. 7 comments

  20. Sheriff helps couple find engagement ring in snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Newsday

    Deputy Sheriff Anita Caruso had a metal detector - one of the wands used to search prisoners - delivered to the scene. A Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff went above and beyond to help a couple find an engagement ring they lost in the snow.

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