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09/16/18 5:55am
09/16/2018 5:55 AM

The federal government decided in 2009 to sell Plum Island to the highest bidder, presumably a private owner. In 2013 Donald Trump announced his desire to purchase Plum Island to create a golf resort. Southold Town had no interest in that plan, which quickly fizzled.

Leading conservation organizations, including Save our Sound and Group for the East End, are suing to block the sale. A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss the lawsuit in January. Congress can and should act to permanently block the sale. It has failed to do so. READ

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09/16/18 5:45am

Southampton Town police arrested a Manorville man caught driving without an interlock device in Northampton Sunday.

Maxwell Rothaus, 35, was stopped around 10:54 a.m. near Speonk-Riverhead Road and told an officer that he has problems with his license from a prior DWI charge, police said.  READ

09/15/18 1:49pm

Pauline Sandmann was a frequent site at meetings of the Mobile/Manufactured Homeowners Association of Suffolk, for which she served as president for several years. She was a regular participant at meetings of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association (FRNCA), Riverside Rediscovered and even the Riverhead Town Board, where she often got involved in mobile home issues.

Ms. Sandmann died suddenly on Feb. 17 of this year at her home in Riverside at the age of 87.  (more…)

09/15/18 5:57am

The giant elephant in the room during every Catholic Mass is not going away anytime soon.

And, with recent developments in New York State and around the country related to the sexual abuse scandal, it is fair to say the Roman Catholic Church is at a critical point in its long history. It needs to make a choice: Tell the truth or keep on lying. READ