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The project, originally proposed in 2001 as part of the federally funded Rails to Trails Conservancy, would transform a 10-mile long expanse of land, over which Long Island Rail Road tracks once ran, into a trail that would stretch across six Suffolk hamlets — Port Jefferson Station, Mount Sinai, Miller Place, Sound Beach, Rocky Point, Shoreham and Wading River.
One of the most vital responsibilities that comes with the title of Congressman (or woman) is delivering financial funding to a district.
Calling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to designate one or more open-water disposal sites in the eastern region of the Long Island Sound misguided, Rep. Lee Zeldin, other local politicians and environmental activists Friday urged the EPA to abandon its plan.
(Long Island, NY) Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, announced today that the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, or CARA, conference report (S. 524) was passed by the House with a bipartisan vote of 407-5. The House and Senate previously passed two similar versions of this bill, which Congressman Zeldin cosponsors.
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - The cut to Mecox Bay in Water Mill was opened Thursday, after efforts of United States Congressman Lee Zeldin, whose office issued the emergency permit authorization.
The cut will be open while Southampton trustees renew a 10-year dredging permit that will allow the town to maintain the opening over a longer period of time.
East Hampton's fight against helicopter noise reached the halls of Congress on Tuesday, as the House of Representatives passed an amendment meant to shield town officials from being penalized for enacting local air-traffic restrictions.
To commemorate her father’s World War II service, Lisa Hogan spent years tracking his military records so that he would qualify for enrollment in the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.
A bill sponsored by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) to prevent the sale of Plum Island by the federal government passed in a unanimous House vote late Monday afternoon.
Zeldin predicted the passage Monday morning during a news conference at the Milton L. Burns Park in Riverhead.
Rep. Lee Zeldin announced Sunday a new proposal that would suspend the sale and marketing of Plum Island to private buyers and require an additional federal study of the sale.
Over $300,000 in federal funding is going to be used to repair the Peconic Bay Shoreline Bulkhead and the parking lot at Veterans Beach in the Mattituck Park District after they were severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.