News Flash

LD 06 - Legislator Sarah S. Anker

Posted on: March 22, 2018

County Approves Appraisal Process for Pine Lake Property in Middle Island

Map of Pine Lake Property

HAUPPAUGE, NY - At the Suffolk County General Legislature Meeting on Tuesday, March 20th, Introductory Resolution 1156, sponsored by Legislator Sarah Anker, was unanimously approved to begin appraisal steps for a 9.9 acre wooded parcel near Pine Lake in Middle Island. The legislation authorizes the county to move forward in appraising the property for open space preservation. The property, located on Church Lane in Middle Island, was slated to be developed. It is within the Compatible Growth Area for the Pine Barrens and is within the watershed area for Pine Lake. Preserving this property would help to protect our ground water, local water bodies, and the character of the community.

“This resolution is the first important step towards preservation. The local community has voiced their support for preserving this property, and I am pleased to work with them on this important project. This wooded property is vital to protect the Pine Barrens, the integrity of Pine Lake, and the quality of life for local community members,” said Legislator Anker.

Local residents attended the General Legislature Meeting and voiced their support for this acquisition. In addition, letters of support were received from the Open Space Council, the Middle Island Civic Association, and the Peconic Land Trust. The Town of Brookhaven has also agreed to partner on the acquisition by providing 30% of the cost. For more information, please contact Legislator Anker’s office at 631-854-1600.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in LD 06 - Legislator Sarah S. Anker

Legislator Anker at the Gold Star Families Recognition Ceremony

Recognizing Gold Star Families

Posted on: September 21, 2023
Frank Recupero stands with the Suffolk County Legislature holding a proclamation

Local Middle Island Hero Thanked

Posted on: June 23, 2021
County Police Department 7th Precinct Holiday Toy Drive Officer Richardson and Legislator Anker

Holiday Toy Drive

Posted on: January 5, 2021
Legislator Anker, Heritage Trust Board of Directors and Jaime Baldassare

Legislator Anker Honors Jaime Baldassare

Posted on: September 23, 2020
Gold Star Families

Recognizing Gold Star Families

Posted on: October 17, 2019
Pink Tree 2019

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 9, 2019

Taking a Shot at Cancer

Posted on: September 27, 2019
Pink Tree Flyer

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: September 23, 2019

Legislator Anker Supports Girls in Science

Posted on: September 16, 2019
911 Memorial

Remembering 9/11

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Tesla Science Center Receives Grant

Posted on: July 11, 2019
WRFD Dinner

Honoring Wading River Firefighters

Posted on: April 9, 2019
Deer Meeting

Shoreham Village Deer Forum

Posted on: December 12, 2018
MICA Veterans Day

Commemorating Veterans Day with Longwood

Posted on: November 13, 2018
MSHS Volunteer Fair

Compassion Through Community Service

Posted on: November 9, 2018
Pink Tree 2018

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 12, 2018
911 1

Remembering September 11th

Posted on: September 12, 2018
press release seal

Road Medians Get a Winter Cleaning

Posted on: December 6, 2017
Flyer for Legislator Anker's Holiday Food Drive

Holiday Food Drive to Help Local Families

Posted on: November 30, 2017
Elected officials and community leaders cut the ribbon at Renaissance Village.

Renaissance Village Opens in Middle

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Pink Tree for Hope at Heritage Park

Posted on: October 11, 2017
seal grey (2)

Press Release Archives

Posted on: May 31, 2017