Sustainable Long Island Awarded $65K

♦ Sustainable Long Island has been awarded $65,000 from the William E. & Maude S. Pritchard Charitable Trust in support of the organization’s food equity program. Through three new efforts, Sustainable Long Island will continue to make fresh, healthy, and local foods accessible to all communities through research, local and regional planning processes, and project […]

Nassau evaluates reviving downtown Bethpage (Newsday)

Newsday recently published a story on the Downtown Bethpage Revitalization project, where Sustainable Long Island is working with Nassau County to facilitate community outreach and public participation. The key goal of the project is to provide the community of Bethpage with the tools to attract and maintain economically viable businesses in the downtown.

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Senator Gillibrand Announces Federal Waterfront Brownfield Redevelopment Legislation

♦ Earlier this week, Sustainable Long Island was on hand at the Glen Cove Ferry Terminal and Boat Basin as U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Glen Cove Mayor Ralph Suozzi, and a host of local officials announced legislation to revitalize inactive industrial sites through the Waterfront Brownfields Revitalization Act.

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Strategies for Long Island’s Future: A Checklist (Networking Magazine)

♦ Check out Sustainable Long Island’s recent column in the October 2012 issue of Networking Magazine:

As sure as the sun rises over the scenic East End of Long Island and sets just past the New York City skyline, leaders from across the region work together on a daily basis to develop strategies for Long […]