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11/24/15 11:17pm
11/24/2015 11:17 PM


Residents of the Flanders-Riverside area had planned for days to speak before the Southampton Town Board about the need for greater policing on their streets in the face of a recent crime wave.

Little did they expect Councilman Brad Bender, one of the men they had come to address Tuesday night, would plead guilty that very morning for his role in illegally selling prescription pain medication in a larger scheme that involved a Riverhead physician assistant who wrote the prescriptions and allegedly took half of the cut. The PA, Michael Troyan, was arrested earlier this month. READ

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11/19/15 11:00am

Suffolk County has begun to crack down on short-term rental owners who list their properties online and are now requiring them to collect and remit a hotel-motel tax from their guests. In some cases, the county has administered back taxes to those who hadn’t previously collected the tax. READ