Government liaison officer Denis Noncarrow told board members during Tuesday’s work session that he’s preparing to apply for 2019 Community Development Block Grants on behalf of the town.
He said he’s currently waiting for 2018 funds, amounting to $130,000, to be released to the town. Those funds will be used to repave the parking lot at the Southold Town Recreation Center and install new doors on the south side of the community center that comply with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. READ
A bill requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to reassess an unpopular North Shore Helicopter Route is expected to pass in the Senate before the end of the month, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) announced Wednesday. (more…)
Jose Lemus-Pedroza, 43, of Peconic was arrested for driving while intoxicated Sunday morning around 11 a.m., according to Southold Town police.
• A Riverhead man was arrested Friday after he drove his vehicle off the roadway and into the woods on Route 48 near Albertson Lane in Greenport around 1:09 a.m., police said. READ
First there was Marian Tinari. Then Deborah Poulos, Tara Scully and Theresa Whelan — all vying to be Suffolk County’s next Surrogate Court judge.
On Monday, at a judicial nominating convention held in Melville, Ms. Whelan — who already had the Independence and Democratic party lines — secured the Conservative Party line on the ballot in a controversial cross-endorsement deal arranged by leaders of the major political parties. READ
Two people were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after a box truck rolled over on Main Road in Cutchogue Friday afternoon. READ
A public hearing will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, on a proposed revision of the town’s rental permit law.
The law would require owners of rental properties to obtain a permit, adhere to property maintenance guidelines and allow inspections of the property. Rental permit laws have brought crowds of concerned property owners to previous public hearings throughout the past year. READ
Listings prepared for Times Review Media Group by Suffolk Research Service, dated July 30-Aug. 5, 2018.
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Southold Town accepted a bid Tuesday for an audiovisual improvement project that will include installation of higher quality microphones in the lobby and meeting room at Town Hall.
The bid, from Adwar Video of Farmingdale, came in at $51,650. The microphones will be mostly be wired instead of wireless, said Lloyd Reisenberg, assistant deputy emergency preparedness coordinator. The wired mics are more reliable and provide better sound quality, he said. READ
The Fishers Island Waste Management District has submitted a site plan to Southold Town’s Planning Board for construction of a transfer station. The plan includes converting an existing garage on Whistler Avenue into a meeting space.
Also proposed are a 4,500-square-foot mixing building, a 2,400-square-foot maintenance building and a 600-square-foot shop building. READ
The mouth of Greenport’s Sterling Harbor is filling up with sand, and local officials say it needs to be dredged, something that hasn’t been done for a long time.
“My understanding in talking to a fair amount of boaters coming out of the creek is that they’re starting to run aground,” Trustee Mary Bess Phillips said at last Thursday’s Village Board work session. “It’s getting shallower and shallower as storms keep coming through.” READ