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Ken LaValle

State lawmakers blast PSEG for ‘industrial’ 80-foot poles installed between Eastport and Riverhead

by Jun 28, 2017
Sen. Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele criticized the new steel poles as at odds with the rural character of the area.

East End Arts to honor Ken LaValle, Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at spring gala

by Apr 18, 2017
East End Arts will salute Sen. Ken LaValle, the Rev. Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing at its spring gala May 6 at the Suffolk Theater.

LaValle: State Parks Department will withdraw Taste-NY request for proposals

by Mar 28, 2017
Objections from town officials have resulted in the withdrawal of a request for proposals issued earlier this month by the State Parks Department, State Senator Ken LaValle said today.

LaValle seeks nominations for State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame

by Mar 11, 2017
The N.Y. State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame is designed to pay tribute to the men and women of New York who selflessly served in the U.S. Armed Forces and distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life

Sen. LaValle seeks nominations for ‘Woman of Distinction’ recognition

by Feb 23, 2017
Senator Ken LaValle is requesting nominations for a woman to be recognized as a New York State Senate First District’s “Woman of Distinction.”

Candidates talk business — and a host of other topics — at joint Chamber of Commerce forum in Mattituck

by Oct 28, 2016
Candidates for federal and state legislative offices discussed the issues last night at a forum hosted by the three local Chamber of Commerce organizations.

‘You should flip over this ballot’: Coalition group announces campaign to push for 2-percent transfer tax extension

by Sep 8, 2016
A coalition of more than 50 environmental and civic groups has formed to get the word out that voters need to flip the ballot over and vote “yes” to extend the transfer tax this year, with a measure that will allow the East End towns to spend 20 percent of the revenues on water quality improvement projects.

Trendy sea greens, the ‘new kale,’ will soon be cultivated in East End bays

by Jul 1, 2016
Trendy sea greens, a hip source of nutrition — fat-free, gluten-free, low-calorie, rich in minerals, vitamins and taste — are soon to be 'grown on Long Island.'

Back to the drawing board for Bellone’s proposed new water protection fee

by Jun 22, 2016
The county executive’s proposal to assess a water surcharge in Suffolk to fund the installation of sewers and advanced septic systems won’t be on the ballot in November. The State Legislature ended its 2015-2016 session on Friday without taking up a bill authorizing the referendum.

Bill requiring election of LIPA trustees introduced by LaValle and Thiele

by May 17, 2016
A bill that would require the election of LIPA trustees was introduced in the State Legislature yesterday by Sen. Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele.