11/13/17 10:49am
11/13/2017 10:49 AM

In his eyes, the gift is merely a loan.

Surrounded by friends and family Sunday afternoon inside the Greenport Fire Department, Bob Jester fought back tears after being surprised with a red handicap-accessible minivan that had been purchased for him through donations collected throughout the community. READ

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11/13/17 6:00am

The Southold Town Board set a public hearing on a code change that would further define what requirement a winery in town has to meet.

The suggested language includes defining a winery as a place where wine is “produced, processed and sold” and calls for 80 percent of the wineries’ grapes to be grown on the premises or other land owned by the winery owner.

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11/12/17 5:59am
11/12/2017 5:59 AM

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Helicopters at the East Hampton airport.

Good for democracy.

That’s the significance of the legislation authored by State Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) signed into law last week by Governor Andrew Cuomo providing that if any future East Hampton Town Board wants a Federal Aviation Administration grant running 10 years or more, it would have to be approved by the voters.

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