For the better part of a week or two, Ospreys could be seen flying from their LIPA nest to the Centre Island pole that residents raised in hopes of keeping the osprey safe. Apparently trying to decide which was better, and if the alternate location merited the effort of creating a new nest from scratch. Back and forth they went. Finally a decision was made. The straw started accumulating on the pole behind the police station, and the first nest was abandoned This is the nest seen in the photo.
Marie Cortez's Class won Second Place in the Division II Science and Technology in the "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" statewide competition The winning students, Julianna Capobianco, Jamie Crowley, Matthew Douglas, Lea Farell, Alexandra Fekula, Melissa Hart, Dominque Lewine-Jacobson, Steven Liounis, Antonella Malfettone, Kira Martin, Alysia Norona, Carlos Peralta, Caroline Robertson, Peter Rooney, Dylan Smith and Alex Yelon traveled to Albany May 15th for a reception and awards ceremony.
"It is truly significant to have the US Department of Commerce to independently concur that Broadwater is wrong for Long Island Sound. If we are to protect the Sound's ecology and economic significance than the only reasonable position is to reject Broadwater and find an alternative," said Senator Marcellino
Today, more than ever, we need to support our libraries. As I talk to my libraries, I am repeatedly reminded how demand on their services are on the rise. Our libraries make our community a better place to live and we simply cannot live without their services.