Developer targets Islip green space for senior apartments (Newsday)

A proposal to expand a large senior apartment complex in Bayport has drawn the ire of neighbors who oppose the construction on 21.5 acres of open space.

The plan calls for adding 260 apartments at the 516-unit Fairway Manor Apartments, a 75-acre development on Sunrise Highway near Nicolls Road, on the border of Islip and […]

Freeport Farmers’ Market Launches Mobile Market Program

Freeport Farmers’ Market, thanks in part to the generous support of Sustainable Long Island, kicks-off their exciting new “Mobile Market” program this weekend.

Nassau County Office for the Aging will be present at the General Douglas MacArthur Senior Village in Hempstead issuing Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks to anyone […]

Walmart Foundation Awards Sustainable Long Island $50,000

Sustainable Long Island announced they have been awarded $50,000 in grant funding from the Walmart Foundation in support of the organization’s food equity program; identifying strategies and initiatives to increase access to fresh, affordable food in historically underserved communities across Long Island. Specifically, the funding will be applied to streamline the ongoing success of […]

North Bellport land-use plan draws support, concerns (Newsday)

Brookhaven Town’s 92-page proposed North Bellport land use plan, designed to improve the community by creating a downtown business district, continues to draw support and opposition from some residents.

About 100 people came to the town board’s Thursday night meeting to express their views on the plan, which would create shops and stores near […]

Capital One Bank Awards Sustainable Long Island $25,000 Grant

Sustainable Long Island has been awarded $25,000 in grant funding from Capital One Bank in support of our food equity program; identifying strategies and initiatives to increase access to fresh, affordable food in historically underserved communities across Long Island. Specifically, the funding will be applied to streamline the ongoing success of […]

Walk 97.5 “Island Assignment”

A frank, honest discussion about Sustainable Long Island with Executive Director Amy Engel in an interview on Walk 97.5’s “Island Assignment”

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Behind the Scenes With the Fourth Plan Working Groups

What is the most important environmental goal for the tri-state metropolitan area over the next 25 years? Three groups of experts met recently to debate this question and others as part the Regional Plan Association’s (RPA) research for the Fourth Regional Plan.

When the RPA launched work on the Fourth Plan […]