HAB Info from the DEC

Residents asked specifically if HABs are dangerous to wildlife ( in addition to humans and pets!)  Here is today’s response:   “Thanks for contacting DEC.   The body of research on toxins from HABs indicate that their effects are most often seen in mammals, however in NY we do not have any documented impacts on …

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MICA Meeting Reminder: Thursday, September 20th

Middle Island Civic Association Meeting Notice Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 7:00PM Our next MICA meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 in the first floor Clemens Room of our beautiful LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY at 800 Middle Country Road at 7:00PM.  Please join us. Bring a neighbor. Learn about the New York State …

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Second HAB in Middle Island Waters

Middle Island’s Spring Lake has been diagnosed with a HAB, harmful algae bloom, of cyanobacteria or blue-green algae.  This is the third year in a row for Spring Lake.  The HAB in Artist Lake is also still present, according to the NYS DEC.  As noted below, officials ask residents not to use, swim or wade …

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Harmful Algae Bloom Found in Artist Lake

New Cyanobacteria Bloom Found in Artist Lake in Middle Island The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed the presence of a new cyanobacteria bloom, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Artist Lake in Middle Island.  In addition, cyanobacteria blooms are still present at Lake Agawam, Big Fresh Pond, and Sagg Pond …

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MICA Meeting Reminder: Thursday, August 16th

Middle Island Civic Association Meeting Notice Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 7:00PM Our next MICA meeting will be held on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 in the first floor Clemens Room of our beautiful LONGWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY at 800 Middle Country Road at 7:00PM.  Please join us. Bring a neighbor. Our Guest Speaker will be NYS …

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MICA Celebrates MIFD’s 70th Anniversary

  Happy 70th Anniversary to our Middle Island Fire Department! Love, your Middle Island Civic Association. Thanks for bringing back our first parade in twenty years.  The carnival was lots of fun. And those free fireworks were amazing! All your hard work, planning and execution made for a very memorable community event. Special Shout Out …

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