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03/15/16 6:00am
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Calverton resident Greg Fischer has officially filed suit against Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, saying he is “ineligible and disqualified to run/seek the Office of the President of the United States of America.” READ

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03/11/16 9:00am
03/11/2016 9:00 AM

The Pulaski Street water tower, one of three on which Sprint Spectrum has cell equipment. Photo by Tim Gannon

Riverhead Town’s 2013 move to increase the rents its charges to cellular companies that lease space on town water towers has now resulted in yet another federal lawsuit against the Riverhead Water District claiming breach of contract. READ

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09/03/15 2:57pm
09/03/2015 2:57 PM

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO  |  Mason Haas in his office in Town Hall.

After hearing oral arguments Thursday afternoon, a Suffolk County Supreme Court judge deferred ruling on the lawsuit filed by tax assessor Mason Haas against the Town of Riverhead, allowing him to remain in his elected position as the judge reviews the case.

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08/29/15 3:50pm
08/29/2015 3:50 PM

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Riverhead Town Tax Assessor and Republican Committee chairman Mason Haas has sued Riverhead Town over its recently passed ethics law, accusing Town Board members and Supervisor Sean Walter of targeting him as political retribution. READ

07/15/2015 5:59 AM
Patricia Nugent, a fired elementary school teacher from the Shoreham-Wading River School District, has sued the district. (Credit: Facebook)

Patricia Nugent, a fired elementary school teacher from the Shoreham-Wading River School District, has sued the district. (Credit: Facebook)

The Miller Avenue Elementary School principal who was fired last year has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the Shoreham-Wading River School District. (more…)

06/12/15 6:00am
06/12/2015 6:00 AM
A lawsuit unsealed last month, filed under the False Claims Act, alleges Medicaid billing misdeeds. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)

A lawsuit unsealed last month, filed under the False Claims Act, alleges Medicaid billing misdeeds. (Credit: Joseph Pinciaro)

Jerry Bilinski said he remembers when things began getting uncomfortable for him at the Clubhouse of Suffolk.

At that point, in 2009, computers at the Roanoke Avenue nonprofit, which provides mental health services, were starting to replace handwritten billing statements and the technology was available to flag double billings, he recalled. He also remembers a memo that the program director sent to the entire staff at the organization, saying its focus to round out the year in December needed to be on providing the service that “generates the highest revenue.”

Mr. Bilinski included that memo in a lawsuit he filed in 2012 against his former employer, which was unsealed last month. (more…)

04/22/15 12:00pm
04/22/2015 12:00 PM

Less than 24 hours after the East Hampton Town Board approved a handful of long-awaited restrictions on flights into and out of its airport on April 16, opponents vowed to take legal action against the town.

On Tuesday, they made good on that promise.  (more…)