As Sean Mackie stood at the podium Saturday afternoon set up under a tent on South Jamesport Avenue, he pointed toward the nearby community center where he recalled playing basketball with so many of his friends as a kid. Nearly every day in the summer they would meet to play hoops. And Brian Simonsen would always be there. READ
Residents on 6th Street in South Jamesport were evacuated from their homes Thursday morning after a homeowner accidentally struck a high-pressure gas line while digging with a backhoe in his driveway, according to the Jamesport Fire Department. READ
Since his neighbor’s house is listed for sale, Tyler Manning wasn’t surprised to see an unfamiliar truck parked in her South Jamesport driveway last week. He assumed the homeowner, who is a family friend, was having work done to the house before showing the property to prospective buyers.
A coalition of civic organizations is collecting signatures on a petition in which residents vow to boycott new commercial projects being proposed for the Jamesport and Aquebogue areas unless the developers agree to abide by a pledge to keep the area rural. READ