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Town of Brookhaven looking out for your child’s safety

Dan Losquadro

Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro is partnering with the Education & Assistance Corporation to have certified technicians check to see if residents have their child’s car seats installed correctly. Technicians will also teach parents and guardians how to properly install these seats, while providing essential information about child passenger safety. When installed correctly, in the event of an accident child safety seats can greatly reduce serious or fatal injuries.

“This program helps keep children safe and gives parents piece of mind,” Superintendent Losquadro said. “I want to thank the Education & Assistance Corporation and Miller Place Fire Department for working with the Highway Department to provide this important service at no cost to residents.”

The financing for the initiative is provided by Governor Cuomo’s Traffic Safety Committee to fund road safety programs for local children. Through the grant, a limited number of free seats will be available for qualifying Brookhaven residents.

The Child Passenger Safety Program will take place Wednesday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miller Place Fire Station # 2, located at 220 Miller Place-Yaphank Road in Miller Place, NY 11764. Inspections are by appointment only. To schedule an inspection, please call 631-363-3770.

Posted On 15 Jan 2014

Big Blue offense has a new leader

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The Giants are wasting now time in fixing the offensive woes from 2013.  Big Blue announced that Ben McAdoo, who spent his last eight seasons as an assistant under Mike McCarthy with the Green Bay Packers, would be the new offensive coordinator.  McAdoo replaces Kevin Gilbride, who announced his retirement on Jan. 2.

McAdoo, 36, has been the Packers’ quarterbacks coach the last two seasons, when he tutored one of the NFL’s best at the position in Aaron Rodgers.   Prior to that, he was Green Bay’s tight ends coach for six years.

Posted On 15 Jan 2014

Ronkonkoma Hub proposal named project of “regional significance”

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The Ronkonkoma Hub proposal  was named a project of “regional significance” by the Long Island Regional Planning Council on Tuesday.

Town Officials had been seeking the designation for the 475-million-dollar, 50-acre housing and retail development proposal that calls for nearly 15-hundred apartments, 195-thousand square feet of retail space and 350-thousand square feet of office and medical facilities.

It is estimated that construction could take ten years.

Posted On 15 Jan 2014