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12/29/16 6:00am

Sports East in Mattituck

Almost exactly one year ago, when three local businessmen first proposed building Sports East in Mattituck, they felt confident they could do so without applying for a change of zone on the Main Road property. After all, the property’s zoning allows “annual membership clubs” by special-use exception permit from the Southold Town Zoning Board of Appeals.

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12/25/16 6:00am

Sonia Sotomayor

How did Oysterponds Historical Society land U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as its special guest for this past summer’s Heritage Day celebration in Orient?

John Holzapfel, the historical society board’s president, simply wrote her a letter asking if she would participate in the event’s recitation of the Declaration of Independence following its Fourth of July parade — an annual tradition that dates back more than 200 years.

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10/19/16 9:29am

LCv debate zeldin throne-holst

This year’s First Congressional District candidates both agree more needs to be done to protect the area’s natural resources, but how the Environmental Protection Agency goes about making that happen is where they disagree.

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