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12/12/16 5:55am
12/12/2016 5:55 AM

Wading River Fire Department

People in fire districts throughout New York State will head to the polls Tuesday, Dec. 13, to vote on fire commissioner elections — and in some cases, special propositions specific to their districts.

Commissioners are the elected governing body of the fire district, a taxing district that funds equipment, buildings and, in some instances, employees.

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12/10/16 7:00am
12/10/2016 7:00 AM

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Senior Helpers, a new caretaker business in Jamesport that assists elderly residents, wasn’t due to open until the middle of this month, co-owner Jennie Holman said.

But two weeks ago, she and her business partner, Erwin Gruber, were on a conference call at the office when a woman walked into the building. READ

08/26/16 12:22pm
08/26/2016 12:22 PM

While the photo at the top shows the view east toward Iron Pier Beach, this shows just how many mussels had washed ashore to the west heading toward United Riverhead Terminal. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

What caused thousands of blue mussels to appear along the shoreline in the Jamesport area this week hasn’t officially been determined. However, a local biologist believes the culprit may be rising water temperatures in the Long Island Sound.

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