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10/22/18 2:20pm
10/22/2018 2:20 PM

A new campaign mailer from Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) sent voters incorrect information about deadlines for absentee ballots, his campaign communications director acknowledged Monday.

The postcard quotes Mr. Zeldin saying, “The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights guaranteed to us. It protects our democracy by making officials accountable to the people. I urge you to exercise that right, by completing your requested absentee ballot and postmarking it by November 6th.” READ

10/22/18 5:55am

Strong’s Yacht Center has submitted a site plan application for the construction of two buildings for boat storage, one at 52,500 square feet and the other at 49,000 square feet.

The proposed buildings would be in addition to 69,245 square feet of existing buildings on 32.6 acres of split Marine II and R-80 zones on West Mill Road in Mattituck. READ

10/20/18 5:55am
10/20/2018 5:55 AM

A Huntington Station man was arrested Sunday after he was stopped on Route 48 in Cutchogue for failing to maintain his lane of travel, police said.

John Vanderschuyt, 24, was determined to be driving while impaired by drugs and in possession of quantities of marijuana and concentrated cannabis, according to officials.  READ

10/19/18 5:55am
10/19/2018 5:55 AM

Emily Anne McDonald, MD earned a medical degree from SUNY/Downstate College of Medicine three years ago. Before she could complete her first year of residency, however, she decided to quit.

That may sound crazy to some, but to her, it made complete sense.

Instead, Ms. McDonald plans to open Chrysalis Holistic Healing in Cutchogue next week, a space focused on connecting the physical aspects of the body with the mind, heart and spirit. READ

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10/18/18 5:54am
10/18/2018 5:54 AM


The proposal to build a group of residential homes in Mattituck, known as the Koehler Family Limited Partnership, was brought before the Planning Board again.

At a public hearing in 2015, dozens of residents rejected the proposal, saying that this would disrupt their community and harm the environment. READ

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10/17/18 6:00am
10/17/2018 6:00 AM

One resident who spoke at a public hearing Monday night questioned the size of the proposed Jakubiuk Farm & Nursery agricultural building in Southold.

The one-story, 12,000-square-foot building for agricultural storage on Youngs Avenue is proposed on 22 1/2 acres of farmland with development rights held by Southold Town. The proposal was the subject of a public hearing before the Southold Planning Board.
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10/16/18 7:02pm
10/16/2018 7:02 PM

In the first of a number of scheduled events featuring both candidates for the 1st Congressional District, U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Democratic challenger Perry Gershon answered a battery of questions Monday evening about their environmental views, posed by some of the region’s most vocal environmental protection advocates. READ

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10/16/18 5:51am

The two candidates vying to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District will face off in a debate hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce next week.

Incumbent Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) is running for his third term against Democrat Perry Gershon, a businessman.

The debate is slated for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Vineyards at Aquebogue. READ

10/13/18 5:52am
10/13/2018 5:52 AM

Police responded to a report of a sunken boat with one person in the water near Plum Island around 5 p.m. last Thursday. The Orient Fire Department helped the person out of the water. The person was later treated and released after the boat was towed back to Orient By The Sea, where it was placed on the owner’s trailer. READ