- A 22-unit hotel and restaurant complex may be in Southold’s future.
- Health care was the top issue for participants in Rep. Lee Zeldin’s telephone town hall last week, according to the results of a poll question released by the congressman’s office. The results of the four other poll questions will not be made public, Zeldin’s spokesperson said today.
- Rundown of the county legislative committee meetings scheduled at the Riverhead County Center this week and items of interest.
Girls Basketball Playoffs
Mattituck advances to county semifinals with 58-54 win over Port JeffersonMattituck took back the lead, buckled down and played some stifling defense in the fourth quarter for a huge win over Port Jefferson to claim the B-C championship.
After an hour of emotional community debate, Village of Greenport declares itself a ‘welcoming community’The village board voted unanimously last night to adopt a resolution declaring Greenport welcoming to all and recognizing and embracing residents “regardless of where we are born or what we look like.”
- Rep. Lee Zeldin held a telephone ‘town hall’ last night, which had more than 9,100 people on the phone. Twelve of them got to ask the congressman questions during the hour-long session. Here’s what he had to say.
Zeldin won’t hold town hall meeting this week, opts for one-on-one, small group and ‘tele-town hall’ meetings insteadThe congressman has scheduled individual appointments, a telephone town hall meeting and mobile office hours during the congressional recess this week.
- Code revisions intended to clarify changes made in 2015 that had ‘unintended consequences’ need more work, town board members agreed after a public hearing last week.
- Everybody calls it “Presidents Day” but today is officially the celebration of the birth of our first president, George Washington. It is a federal and state holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. The holiday became popularly known as Presidents Day after it was moved from the actual date of Washington’s birthday, Feb. 22, to ...
- A large crowd turned out to march for immigration reform and solidarity this afternoon in Hampton Bays in observance o “A Day Without Immigrants.”
- Local immigrants and supporters will participate in a national strike today as a way to peacefully protest the current anti-immigrant rhetoric, as well as a way to demonstrate the impact immigrants have on the local economy and society on a daily basis.
- Four candidates will vie for the two open trustee seats on the Greenport Village Board.
- “People are frightened.” After ICE enforcement actions arrested 41 people in New York City and the surrounding area last week, the North Fork immigrant community is on edge.
Town police protection in village violates court-ordered stipulation, Greenport trustee argues, stirring controversyGreenport Village Trustee Doug Roberts is accusing the Town of Southold of failing to provide adequate police protection in the village, as required by a court-ordered stipulation settling a 1995 lawsuit filed against the town by the village.
Is Sound Avenue getting a rest stop? Amenities at state park visitors center on Sound Avenue spark concernsA visitors center under construction at Hallock State Park should be open this spring, according to state parks officials. The facility’s proximity to Sound Avenue and its public bathrooms, vending machines and possibly a “Taste NY” shop have the Riverhead Town supervisor concerned about traffic impacts.