A peek inside this week’s edition of The Suffolk Times

06/24/2011 7:02 AM |

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Cover Photo: A youngster pretends she's flying at the Strawberry Festival carnival on Saturday.

Read all these stories and more in this week’s edition of The Suffolk Times.

Tasty way to raise some cash






When it comes to supporting the renovation of the American Legion Burton Potter Post 185 in Greenport, lots of people seem to find a reason to step up.

Page 2, posted online June 20

Heroin bust results in seven arrests in Greenport

A slew of suspected Greenport narcotics dealers and a Shirley resident who police said trafficked in heroin were arrested during the past two weeks following an investigation by  Southold Town Police and the East End Drug Task Force, police said.

Page 3, posted online June 16

Flatley tapped for town’s chief post






Southold Police Captain Martin Flatley will become chief of the police department on July 5, replacing retiring Chief Carlisle Cochran.

Page 3, posted online June 21

New way to fight noise?

Might Greenport borrow a page from the Southold Town Board, which last week suggested using New York State Liquor Authority requirements to enforce some of its codes?

Page 5, posted online June 22

Board clears way for new aide position

Tensions arose at a Greenport Village Board work session Monday when Trustee Mary Bess Phillips challenged a request to hire an engineering aide.

Page 5, posted online June 22

Suffolk considers puppy sale regs






Animal rights advocates and pet store owners clashed Tuesday over a proposed Suffolk County law to ban the retail sale of puppies unless pet store owners get the animals from shelters, rescue groups or local breeders.

Page 6, posted online June 22

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Glad to see some action taken on puppy mills

Keep it local. What a novel way of fighting puppy mills in the South, Midwest and elsewhere from right here in Suffolk County …

No sense trying to change someone’s mind on gay marriage

The thing that makes political arguments so fascinating is that it’s hard to change the mind of the person you’re debating. You make your point. They make theirs. You counter. So do they. Eventually you agree to disagree, usually somewhere along party lines, and it’s over.

More opinion …


Meet the best athletes in town

TimesReview Newsgroup honored a virtually entire new slate of athletes when it presented its athlete of the year awards last Thursday. Miller Place senior Nick Parrella (soccer, basketball, lacrosse) was the only repeat winner among the 20 athletes recognized during an awards reception at the company’s Mattituck headquarters.

Page 39, posted online June 16

Another 10k, another Ethiopian victory

African runners must like something about Shelter Island because they keep winning, posting quality times and dominating in the small island’s annual 10-kilometer race.

Page 40, posted online June 18

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