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Paul Squire and Grant Parpan

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07/26/16 2:37pm

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The Southold Town Police Department is operating on a dispatch system that’s more than 15 years old.

For most of that time communication hasn’t been a problem, but since around 2012 officers say they have begun to notice certain radio dead spots around town.  READ

12/04/14 5:00pm
The incoming Southold Town Justice Court director, Leanne Reilly, will take over on Jan. 5. She currently serves as director of the Westhampton Beach Justice Court, which she has helped run for the past 10 years. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The incoming Southold Town Justice Court director, Leanne Reilly, will take over on Jan. 5. She currently serves as director of the Westhampton Beach Justice Court, which she has helped run for the past 10 years. (Credit: Paul Squire)

It’s no surprise that newly hired Southold Town Justice Court director Leanne Reilly has already heard of the controversy surrounding a previous town court clerk accused of stealing thousands from bail funds. Suffolk County court clerks are a pretty tight community, she said. They share training and best practices constantly and word travels fast.

But Ms. Reilly — a current justice court director in the Village of Westhampton Beach who has more than a decade of experience — is making one thing clear: She knows how to run a court.  (more…)