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Thiele to Bellone: ‘The East End is not the county’s step-child’ on plan to delay Riverside traffic circle work to 2018

by May 15, 2015
County Executive Steve Bellone's capital plan put off reconstruction of the Route 24 traffic circle in Riverside till 2018, angering assemblyman. Legislator Jay Schneiderman vows a fight.

Help from state on CPF debt refinance won’t come easy, if at all

by Mar 26, 2015
The assistance Supervisor Sean Walter has been hoping to get from a state financing authority to refinance Riverhead's staggering CPF bond debt is far from guaranteed.
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January is carbon monoxide awareness month

by Jan 17, 2014
Did you know that carbon monoxide-related poisonings increase by 10 percent during winter months? That's right, the increased use of home heating systems,...
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Rethinking LIPA: A demand for transparency

by May 4, 2013

Assemblyman Fred Thiele argues that  the future of LIPA should be decided in an open and transparent process and the interests of the Long Island consumer must be paramount.