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Krupski Backs Bishop

Posted on 15 October 2014

Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, a Democrat who represents the North Fork, announced last week that he would endorse U.S. Representative Tim Bishop in his bid for a seventh term in Congress.

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Tick Committee Extended

Posted on 15 October 2014

The Suffolk County Legislature on October 7 at the request of Legislator Jay Schneiderman unanimously agreed to extend the Tick Control Advisory Committee until the 2016 annual Vector Control Plan is adopted by the legislature. The committee was created to advise the county’s Division of Vector Control on developing a plan to reduce tick-borne illnesses in Suffolk County.

CCOM Holds Candidates Forum

Posted on 15 October 2014

The Concerned Citizens of Montauk will hold their 44th annual “Meet the Candidates” forum at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday, October 19, starting at 1 p.m.

GOP Takes Aim at Cantwell’s Budget

Posted on 15 October 2014

Democratic East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell retained Republican Len Bernard as the town’s budget officer when he was elected in 2013, but that hasn’t stopped the East Hampton Town Republican Committee from criticizing his proposed $71.5 million spending plan for the coming year.

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Guardrails To Be Discussed

Posted on 15 October 2014

When the Suffolk County Department of Public Works installed new guardrails along a stretch of Long Beach Road between North Haven and Noyac, there was a groundswell of criticism from residents who said the new rails both spoiled the view and could pose a safety hazard for bicyclists and pedestrians. A petition seeking their removal [...]

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Great Street Honored

Posted on 15 October 2014

Deborah Alaimo Lawlor, a member of the American Planning Association, the organization that named Sag Harbor’s Main Street one of the 10 “Great Streets in America” earlier this month, presented a proclamation to that effect to the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday.

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Posted on 15 October 2014

This weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a “Homecoming” service on Sunday at its meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

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Paid Ambulance Job Nixed for Now

Posted on 15 October 2014

One of the few large spending increases proposed in this year’s bare-to-the-bones budget for Sag Harbor Village, was a line item to allocate $63,500 to hire an administrator to oversee the operations of the all-volunteer Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps and provide the village with a paid first responder.

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Stacy Quarty

Posted on 15 October 2014

The president of Lucia’s Angels and vice president of the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital discusses efforts to fight breast cancer and a new initiative, “Give Where You Live,” which aims to encourage donations to local charities of all types.

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Posted on 15 October 2014

An East Hampton landlord received a sentence of five years’ probation today from a Suffolk County judge for his plea of guilty to charges of unlawful surveillance and other crimes in a 23-count indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.