Last week, for the first time, the Southold Town Board required a waterfront building project to install an alternative on-site wastewater treatment system.
It was one of two conditions the board set in granting approval for a coastal erosion hazard-area permit. The project in question involves demolition of an existing single-story waterfront beach cottage near Kenney’s Beach in Southold, and construction of a new one on a piling system. READ
Perry Gershon, 56, of East Hampton won Tuesday’s Democratic primary race for the 1st Congressional District with 35.5 percent of the vote, according to results collected by the Suffolk County Board of Elections. READ
A community rally to denounce the separation of migrant families at the U.S. border and advocate for their reunification will take place Saturday, June 30, at Mitchell Park in Greenport.
The North Fork Spanish Apostolate is sponsoring the #FamiliesBelongTogether gathering, which will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. READ
Five candidates are gearing up for the Democratic primary June 26, vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) in November for a seat in the House of Representatives. READ
In an ongoing effort to find ways to alleviate seasonal traffic that crowds North Fork roadways, Southold town officials plan to meet with local business owners. READ
Homeowners on Ruch Lane in Southold submitted a petition to the Town Board Tuesday evening asking it to re-evaluate a 2007 local law that prohibits new docks over wetlands at Hashamomuck Pond.
Attorney Patricia Moore, a Ruch Lane resident, submitted the petition. READ
The Southold Town Board on Tuesday voted to withdraw a proposed rental code that would require town permits for rentals and set a new hearing for a modified version of the law. (more…)
Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) sat down with this newspaper’s editors and reporters last Monday to talk about issues, both national and local, including immigration, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, the gun debate and allegations surrounding Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, including his asking a staffer to contact a Chick-fil-A executive about securing a franchise for his wife. . READ
The Southold Town Board and Agricultural Advisory Committee met in a joint work session Wednesday night to discuss the current code as it relates to farming. READ
During each round of chemotherapy in Manhattan, Dylan Newman’s parents give him a fresh pack of baseball cards.
Dylan, 14, who is battling Ewing’s sarcoma, has a wall filled with signed cards and baseballs in his room in Southold, said his parents, Todd and Tanya Newman. READ