Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle announced on Monday that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will host a series of meetings to gather feedback from key stakeholders about the state’s current commercial fishing licensing system and ideas for reforms to modernize and improve the program.
A 27-year-old driver from Montauk was arrested in that hamlet on July 15 after police said they saw him following another car too closely. Marcos Aramis Serra-Bencosme was pulled over in a 2013 Honda Accord at about 4:20 p.m. on Flamingo Avenue.
The campaign to represent New York’s First Congressional District, pitting the Republican incumbent, Representative Lee Zeldin, against Perry Gershon, the Democratic nominee, is drawing national attention.
The current two-week closure of the commercial fluke fishery has once again drawn the ire of State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, who issued a joint statement last week calling for New York State to keep its promise to its commercial fishermen and immediately bring litigation to strike down the inequitable fluke quotas that continue to put a severe crimp on the economic viability of the state’s commercial industry.
Andrea Anthony is a co-owner and hands-on manager of the Lobster Roll, one of the most iconic eateries on Long Island. But neither the restaurant’s 53-year tradition nor acclaim for the food protects her and her partners from having the same staffing problems that neighboring businesses continue to have, even at this late date in the season.
James Tomarken, the Suffolk County health commissioner, announced on Friday that five new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. To date, the county has confirmed nine positive mosquito samples, but no human cases of the virus have been reported as yet.
There are a ton of field guides for birds, butterflies, moths, mammals, fishes, seashells, flowering plants, trees, and even fungi, seaweeds, ants, and, beetles, but who ever heard of a field guide to the lowly slugs.