Storm Readiness Assessment now made readily available on Survey Monkey

Sustainable Long Island has been conducting an island-wide study of residents in Nassau and Suffolk Counties which will help determine if Long Islanders are in fact better prepared since Superstorm Sandy.

The data collected from this Storm Readiness Assessment focuses on, but is not limited to emergency kits and supplies; evacuation plans and […]

Long Beach is getting artsy – New arts council aims to enhance city’s cultural environment (LI Herald)

The City Council is looking to enhance the cultural environment of Long Beach by forming a new Council for the Arts that will promote the arts throughout the community.

The City Council announced last fall that it would form the organization, a group that City Manager Jack Schnirman said had been inactive for decades. […]

Islip Town planners seek ideas for revitalizing Sayville, Bayport waterfront hamlets (Newsday)

Planners looking to revitalize the Sayville and Bayport waterfronts are tapping a primary source for ideas: local residents.

The Town of Islip recently launched a local waterfront revitalization program focused on the hamlets along the Great South Bay — Sayville, Bayport and West Sayville.

A public engagement meeting at the Sayville Library in February was […]

Long Beach marks second phase of boardwalk rebuild (LI Herald)

A year and a half after Long Beach’s iconic boardwalk reopened, city officials took the next step in improving the 2.2-mile structure last week, when the City Council voted unanimously to approve an $8.6 million project to rebuild comfort stations that were wiped out by the storm, as well as a number of concessions […]

Sustainable Long Island to Launch Disaster Preparedness Program; Releases Storm Readiness Assessment

Sustainable Long Island has been awarded a $10,000 grant from State Farm to develop and launch a Disaster Preparedness Program. The focal point of this program is a storm readiness assessment, which aims to collect data to determine if Long Islanders are better prepared for natural disasters since Superstorm Sandy. The survey is available here: […]