Ocean Beach

With Albany’s help, all’s well in Ocean Beach

The Village of Ocean Beach will get a backup freshwater supply, thanks to a $3.7 million boost from Albany. The package – which includes a $1.9 million zero-interest loan and a $1.2 million low-interest loan – will help fund a new water-supply well to serve as a “redundant water source” for the village, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Ocean Beach’s stipend was part of $62 million in grants and low-cost financing approved Thursday by…


Island villages earn state clean-water funds

Two Suffolk County clean-wastewater efforts were among a flotilla of water infrastructure-improvement projects heralded this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. On Friday, the governor’s office announced that projects proposed by the Village of Northport and the Village of Ocean Beach were among 15 municipal water-infrastructure efforts included in a $33 million funding package spanning Long Island and the Hudson Valley. The Northport project, estimated at a total cost of $4.07 million, will receive a $1.01…