Bond Vote for much needed new Ridge FD headquarters – August 7

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Bond Vote for new firehouse on August 7th from 12-9 at Ridge Fire Department Headquarters located at 20 Francis Mooney Drive Ridge N.Y. 11961


Ridge Fire District
Encompasses 26.4 square miles which is 4th largest in New York State

Goes from Lake Panamoka down to Moriches Middle Island Road in Shirley

Currently has two 55 and over communities

Has 3 major roads (25, 495, William Floyd Parkway)

Has a railroad line that goes through our district

3 schools (Pre-school, elementary, middle school)

Protects over 9,000 residential and commercial buildings

Has a National laboratory that we assist on EMS and fire calls

Borders 12 fire and ambulance districts that activate us when they need help

Borders thousands of acres of pine barren and protected land

Has an airport just outside our district

Protects a police precinct, research facilities and 3 churches

Has 16 group homes in our protection area

Ridge fire district covers a large area and assists many other agencies

New Walk-in Gate Lock On Beach 1

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A new walk-in gate lock has been installed at Beach 1.   We hope this new lock provides easier entry and provide better security for the beach.

Here are instructions on how to open & close the gate with the new lock:

Gate Lock Instructions

To Open:

  1. Press C to Clear (Bottom Right)
  2. Enter Code
  3. Turn Knob Clockwise *

To Close:

  1. Close Gate
  2. Turn Knob Counter Clockwise *


* If turning knob is difficult gently wiggle gate to reduce pressure on lock or to line it up when closing.

Monitor: Eastern Suffolk Drought Status Upgraded to Moderate – Newsday

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As of an update issued Thursday, eastern Suffolk County is now considered to be in the moderate drought category, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. That’s the second least intense of five categories.

Much of Suffolk was deemed to be in severe drought as of July 26 of last year, and most of the rest of Long Island followed suit in mid-September, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center based at Cornell University.


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2016 Paddleboard Raffle

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$5.00 each

Winner will receive a Green Lifetime Freestyle Stand Up

Paddleboard with paddle (valued at $479.00).

Drawing will be held at the June 2016 Open House.

Winner need not be present.

Contact Jayne @ 929-5054 for tickets.

The Lifetime Freestyle Paddleboard (with paddle) provides great stability and tracking in both surf and flat water. The EVA deck covering provides increased traction, and the two adjustable fins give the paddleboard increased performance in diverse water conditions. Constructed of UV-Protected High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), the Freestyle Paddleboard is strong, durable and fade resistant. An adjustable stand-up paddle with a

fiberglass shaft and a nylon blade is included.- Design provides great stability and tracking- EVA deck covering for increased traction- 2 adjustable fins for surf or flat water paddling- Durable, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) construction- UV-protected will not fade, crack or peel- Adjustable stand-up fiberglass paddle included-

-Length: 9’8″ & Width: 35.5″

– Carry weight: 40 lbs.

– Maximum capacity: 220 lbs.

LPCA Paddleboard Raffle Flyer 2016