Garden Meeting 2/20 @ MIFD

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Master Gardener Elizabeth Takakjian of Cornell Cooperative Extension will be updating current and future members of the Longwood Victory Garden. This new community garden, located at Bartlett Pond Park, was established late last summer. Raised garden beds are still available for adoption this spring. Our one hour presentation, beginning at 6:00pm on February 20th, will …

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Patriotic Holiday Tree Lighting set for Dec 7 at BPP

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In memory of Pearl Harbor Day, Bartlett Pond Park’s newly planted 8 foot blue spruce will be lit with red, white and blue lights on Saturday, December 7th, 2013.  We will light the tree at 12:48 pm, which will be 7:48 am in Hawaii, the time the Day of Infamy began 72 years ago.  Virginia …

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Thanking Every Hometown Hero

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  Thanking Every Hometown Hero 11/11/13 – 5th Annual Veterans Day Commemoration at Bartlett Pond Park. It was a chilly, colorful and beautiful day. T433 scouts and families presented the colors. Longwood Veteran Casey Wall, a Purple Heart recipient, unveiled the new USPS stamp honoring the Medal of Honor. We paid tribute to three recently …

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“WIN”Coram: Civic Lauds UA Theater Redevelopment

From TOB Press Release: Councilwoman Kepert Announces the Final Site Plan Approval for the Redevelopment of the UA Theater in Coram October 24, 2013 Councilwoman Kepert with Erma Gluck, President of the Coram Civic Association, and Eric Alexander, Executive Director of Vision Long Island at the former UA Theater in Coram Farmingville, NY – On …

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Carmans River Protection Plan

The Town of Brookhaven is re-visiting the Carmans River Plan with an emphasis on purchasing and/or rezoning land that may have an impact on the health of the river. In an attempt to reach out to all interested citizens, the Town has scheduled public presentations in each Council District; the two remaining ones are tonight …

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Memorial Day at Bartlett Pond Park

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The Longwood Alliance, Middle Island Civic Association, Boy Scout Troop 433 and TOB 4th District Councilwoman Connie Kepert co-sponsored the 5th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Bartlett Pond Park. We honored and remembered our war dead and four recently departed Longwood Veterans: Patrick Accardi, Angelo Masino, Albert Pinelli and Michelle Small-Lanehart. Family members recalled their …

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MIFD Celebrates 65th Anniversary

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The Middle Island Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its 65th anniversary at the recent 2013 installation dinner.  For 65 years, the MIFD has been providing emergency services to the residents of Middle Island.  Members of the department answered over 1700 calls in 2012, and participated in hundreds of hours of training and drills. Attendees of the installation included Gail Lynch-Bailey …

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Voters Approve School Budget

Longwood Community Passes Budget Nearly 2 to 1 MIDDLE ISLAND – The Longwood School District 2013-14 budget earned the approval of voters by a better than 65% margin, with 1,947 YES votes to 1,019 NO votes. The approved $216,700,000 budget is a spending increase of 2.07%, with a tax levy increase of 3.75%, an amount …

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