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08/21/14 11:56pm
08/21/2014 11:56 PM
The accident scene at Empire Gas in Mattituck Thursday night. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson photos)

The accident scene at Empire Gas in Mattituck Thursday night. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson photos)

The driver of a pickup truck crashed into a gas pump at Empire Gas in Mattituck Thursday night.

Southold Town Police and Mattituck Fire Department officials were on the scene shortly after the crash occurred at around 11:30 p.m.

A portion of the road remained closed as of 12:30 a.m. Friday.

Police at the scene declined comment and said more information about the accident will be disclosed through a press release.

No other details were immediately available.

Check back for an update.

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08/20/14 12:00pm
Robert Feeney. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

Robert Feeney will serve as interim secondary school principal at Greenport. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

The Greenport school board has hired an interim secondary school principal to replace Leonard Skuggevik.

Retired school administrator Robert Feeney of Centereach, who serves on the Middle Country school board, will serve as Greenport High School principal for an undetermined length of time while the district conducts a search for a permanent replacement.  (more…)

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08/20/14 10:00am
The Fishers Island High School sports teams are known as the Vikings. The school does not participate in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, playing against schools from Connecticut instead. (Grant Parpan photo)

The Fishers Island High School sports teams are known as the Vikings. The school does not participate in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, playing against schools from Connecticut instead. (Grant Parpan photo)

Located just 11 miles east off the tip of Long Island, the remote Fishers Island could be considered Southold Town’s forgotten hamlet.

The island has 236 year-round residents, who live 2 1/2 hours by boat from the New York mainland and are served by their own school system, police station, utility company and ferry district. And soon, Fishers Island may become Long Island’s easternmost village, supplanting East Hampton Village. (more…)

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08/20/14 8:00am
A teen skates near a no-skateboarding sign in Mitchel Park Monday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)

A teen skates near a no-skateboarding sign in Mitchell Park Monday evening. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Don’t worry, Greenport skaters. There may be signs around the village warning you to stay away, but there’s nothing on the books to actually back them up.

Village officials said they are now considering adding a section to the village code that would prohibit skateboarding, since the signs themselves are “unenforceable.”  (more…)