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A public meeting will be held Tuesday night to discuss a plan to borrow anywhere from $4 million to $6 million to improve facilities in the Wading River Fire District — most notably, an upgrade of its Hulse Landing Fire Station. READ

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12/06/15 3:00pm
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Voters in local fire districts will go to polls Tuesday, Dec. 8, to vote for fire commissioners. Wading River is the only local district with a contested election.

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11/23/15 9:00am
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Boy Scouts of America Troop 94 Wading RIver

The Boy Scout oath features three promises: a duty to God and country, to other people and to self. It’s a scout leader’s responsibility to uphold that code.

In Wading River Troop 94, just who will lead the scouts moving forward has suddenly come into question.  READ

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The Hulse Landing Road fire house is in need of upgrades, district officials say. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)

The Hulse Landing Road fire house is in need of upgrades, district officials say. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)

Details about a plan to renovate the Hulse Landing fire station in Wading River — or raze it entirely and build a new one — have been revealed, with costs coming in at anywhere from $4 to $6 million.

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The Hulse Landing Road fire house is in need of upgrades, district officials say. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)

The Hulse Landing Road fire house is in need of upgrades, district officials say. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file)

About two years after a $4.75 million bond measure aimed at improving its dated Hulse Landing Road fire station was rejected by voters, the Wading River Fire District is officially going back to the drawing board, holding a public meeting next Monday to start making up new plans with interested members of the public.

In December of 2012, 198 voters opposed the bond measure while 126 favored it, nixing a plan to knock down the 5,100-square foot station that was built in 1982 and replace it with a new 11,500-square foot one. (more…)