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.
A weekend trolley loop could make its way to the North Fork this fall with the goal of getting visitors to take the train to the North Fork and alleviate congestion on local roads. READ
The Suffolk County Democratic Committee renominated East End county legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming Monday night, but held off on a decision on the high-profile positions of district attorney and sheriff.
The owners of the Arcade, Greenport Village’s iconic Front Street department store, are due in court this week to face a slew of charges that include renting illegal apartments above the store. READ
A vote on a bill to let the public vote on reducing the size of the Suffolk County Legislature from 18 members to 13 appears unlikely.
The Legislature’s ways and means committee voted last Thursday to have the proposal “tabled subject to call.”
An unlicensed driver and another man accused of causing a pair of motor vehicle crashes were arrested in separate incidents on the North Fork Friday, according to Southold Town police press releases. READ
It’s a tight squeeze for drivers on a portion of Main Street in Greenport Village, especially when there’s a car traveling in the opposite direction.
Village officials are looking to change that with a major road project they expect to authorize this week.
Eastern Long Island Hospital contacted police Sunday night after an intoxicated woman attempted to drive away from the hospital parking lot, according to a Southold Town police report.
Both the Harbourfront Deli and The Loft restaurant in Greenport Village have served their last customers.
Owner Perry Angelson closed both businesses Sunday and sold the Front Street building Thursday. He has owned the deli for nearly three decades and opened the second-floor restaurant 11 years ago.
Earlier this month, business owners and managers around the North Fork received an email asking them to advertise on a printed schedule for the Mattituck varsity football team.
Businesses could pay anywhere from $200 to $800 for an ad in the program.