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10/30/15 6:00am


Officials at the county level are exploring various strategies to collect a 3 percent occupancy tax from tourists who rent private homes for brief periods through websites such as Airbnb and Homeaway — and they want those property owners to know they may be legally obligated to tax their guests.  READ

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10/26/15 6:40pm
10/26/2015 6:40 PM


With just about a week before Election Day, Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter held a press conference to once again claim that his Republican opponent, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio, is backed by the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association for supporting a merger of the Riverhead Police Department with the county police.

But that wasn’t all he had to say.  READ

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10/22/15 5:24pm
10/22/2015 5:24 PM


Congressman Lee Zeldin is filing an appeal of the U.S. Postal Service’s recent rejection of a plan to create new ZIP codes for the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton areas, claiming the rejection was the result of an “incomplete analysis” by the Postal Service. READ