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01/29/15 6:44pm
01/29/2015 6:44 PM
Bail remained set at $250 for John Costello following Tuesday's court appearance. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

John Costello following a court appearance last month. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)

A Suffolk grand jury has indicted the 71-year-old Greenport man accused of being drunk behind the wheel when swerving into oncoming traffic and striking another car and killing its passenger last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. (more…)

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01/29/15 5:21pm
Volunteers respond to the Juliette Kinsella Records Storage Center Monday afternoon. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Volunteers respond to the Juliette Kinsella Records Storage Center Monday afternoon. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

No records were lost during Monday’s fire at the County Center records storage center, the Suffolk County Clerk’s office has confirmed.

“The sprinklers came on almost instantaneously, dousing the fire,” said chief deputy clerk Nicole DeLuca. “So we have wet records, but luckily nothing was lost.”

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01/27/15 3:09pm
01/27/2015 3:09 PM
Firefighters attacking Tuesday's house fire with a ladder truck. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Firefighters attacking Tuesday’s house fire with a ladder truck. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Firefighters from four different departments responded to a house fire that broke out about 2:45 p.m. on Main Road near Peanut Alley in Southold.

Southold Fire Department Chief Peggy Killian said the fire sparked in a wood-burning stove. And since the house is over 100 years old, it lacked more modern features that would have prevented it from spreading so quickly. (more…)