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05/24/17 12:00pm

A bill in the New York State Legislature aims to create a marketing district for Long Island’s five East End Towns, as well as incorporated villages, that would generate revenue to advance regional tourism.

But municipalities would be allowed to opt out of the potential Peconic Region Tourism Marketing District, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

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05/23/17 11:49pm
05/23/2017 11:49 PM

When it came to putting together a 4×100-meter relay team, eighth-grader Bella Masotti seemed like a natural fit with veterans Alya Ayoub, Amy Macaluso and Meg Dinizio. For one thing, Masotti brought one quality that cannot be coached or bought: pure speed.

“She’s a speedy Gonzalez,” Macaluso, a senior, said. “Meg and Alya and I have been on the team together for a while now, but Bella just kind of fit right in like a little sister.”
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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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