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CSHH Letter to Glen Cove Planning Board re Northern Realty Company Proposal

A development proposal for a mixed residential/commercial development including two 10-story buildings on Garvies Point Road was presented to the Glen Cove Planning Board for the first time at its June 2, 2020 meeting. The proposal was discussed again at the July 7 Planning Board meeting.  See http://www.glencove-li.us/planning-board/ for details. In response, CSHH wrote to the members of the Planning Board and cc’d Mayor Tenke and the members of the Glen Cove City Council to express our objection to any consideration of further residential development along Garvies Point Road. See the following letter. Read more.

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Enjoy the Celebrations, Reduce the Impact

As I glanced out the front window of my house yesterday, what I saw seemed unusual. Several cars were lined up across the street, most with drivers in them, but one whose driver was standing in the street with a mask on, carefully socially distancing while he chatted with a woman who sat in her car. These days a car hardly goes down my street, so it was a surprise to see several of them at once, and why were they sitting still? A few minutes later, I looked out again to find even more cars…read more.

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Talking Trash & Protecting Our Ponds

We are fortunate to have great resources around Hempstead Harbor to enjoy in all seasons. Whether at the beaches in summer, fishing off local fishing piers, or skating on local ponds, PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE ALL OF YOUR BELONGINGS AND TRASH BACK HOME WITH YOU OR PROPERLY DISPOSE OF TRASH IN AVAILABLE CONTAINERS. Any debris left along the shore becomes a hazard to marine life and birds.

To read more on our ponds in the winter time, click here.

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Water We Going To Do?

On November 19, CSHH attended the 8th Annual Clean Water Conference. Emerging contaminants were discussed as part of the long list of issues addressing the conditions affecting our drinking-water supply and our surface waters. As part of the panel discussion, Ty Fuller (Suffolk County Water Authority) and Adrienne Esposito (Citizens Campaign for the Environment) focused on the challenges of dealing with removal of 1,4-dioxane from the water supply and limiting its use in consumer products. 1,4- dioxane is a byproduct of ingredients used as solvent stabilizers in common household products, such as body washes, shampoos, dish soap, and baby products. 1,4-dioxane is a known carcinogen, and pathways of exposure include inhalation, swallowing contaminated water, and skin absorption…

Click here to read the full article.

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September 21 – International Coastal Cleanup

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FAQs for Glenwood Landing Development Project

Click the link below to view the FAQ sheet put together by CSHH.

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May 2 – Art for the Harbor

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April 13 – Scudder’s Pond Cleanup

Join CSHH on Saturday April 13, from 9 am to 11 am, for our 2nd annual cleanup of Scudder’s Pond! Meet at the Shore Road entrance to the pond by the railing. We recommend you bring work gloves, long pants, boots, and any kind of tool that can help you pick up plastic and debris!

Parking: You can park in the Tappen Beach parking lot or on Littleworth Lane.

We hope to see you all there!

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April 22 – Earth Day Rally

Read about our event in the Long Island Herald!

Join CSHH in fighting against seismic blasting and offshore oil and gas drilling in our waters. See the flyer below, and click here to find out more about the harm these activities can cause.

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March 1 – Crawl for a Cause

Join us for our annual Crawl for a Cause on March 1, 2019! See details below.