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05/23/17 2:43pm

A new proposal to convert a retail building on the south side of Route 48 in Southold into a gas station and convenience store with apartments above it is under review by the Southold Town Planning Board.

Representatives for the applicant — Jemcap SD1, LLC of Manhattan — attended Monday’s work session to discuss the proposal, which is located about 1,000 feet east of a larger proposed gas station and convenience store.

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05/17/17 12:00pm

Republican county lawmakers are calling for Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini to step down after he announced his intent to run for district attorney this fall.

At a press conference in Riverside Tuesday, Legislators Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst), Robert Trotta (R-Fort Salonga) and Leslie Kennedy (R-Nesconset) said they believe Mr. Sini will be distracted from his duties while campaigning.

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05/03/17 5:55am

Stargazers will be able to see celestial bodies more clearly now that a new state-of-the-art telescope has arrived at the Custer Institute & Observatory in Southold.

The Zerochromat telescope, along with its mount and adjustable height pier, was unveiled at Saturday’s annual Astronomy Day, held in the observatory’s main dome. During the event, visitors also enjoyed planetarium shows, astronomy games and rocket and drone demonstrations, as well as live musical performances and wildlife presentations, among other activities.

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04/05/17 6:00am

The majority of school board members who are up for re-election this year have confirmed they’ll run again, The Suffolk Times has learned.

In Greenport, only Kirsten Droskoski’s seat is up for grabs this year. Ms. Droskoski was first elected to the Board of Education in 2014 and currently serves as its vice president. She said she’s decided to pursue another three-year term.

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