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01/04/17 2:20pm
01/04/2017 2:20 PM

John Bittrolff

A Suffolk County judge has set a Jan. 17 trial date for the Manorville man accused of killing two women whose bodies were found in wooded areas in East Patchogue and Holbrook more than 20 years ago.  READ

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12/21/16 1:30pm
12/21/2016 1:30 PM

Sean Walter

Riverhead Town plans to take Suffolk County to court for failure to pay what officials say is the proper amount of county sewer stabilization funds the town is owed.

The sewer stabilization fund is designed to reimburse municipalities for the excess in years when sewer district taxes are increased by more than 3 percent, according to Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter.

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12/20/16 4:26pm
12/20/2016 4:26 PM

Thomas Spota Cutchogue limo crash

On August 12, 2012, a Southold Town resident sent an email to a town official. Attached was a photograph of a limousine attempting to make a U-turn to head west on Route 48.

Unable to complete the maneuver, the driver backed up into the eastbound lane, blocking traffic in a 55 mph zone.  READ

12/18/16 7:00am
12/18/2016 7:00 AM

Long Island pedestrian safety

A group of parks and transportation improvement advocates recently called attention to a lack of state spending on sidewalks and bicycle lanes and trails in Suffolk and Nassau counties, saying the region lags behind the rest of the state.

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12/12/16 12:04pm
12/12/2016 12:04 PM

Al Krupski

A local environmental organization has brought a lawsuit challenging the implementation of the Suffolk County Farmland Preservation Program, a visionary concept that has been the key to saving an important and historical activity here and keeping Suffolk a top agricultural county in the state.

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11/19/16 8:50am
11/19/2016 8:50 AM

Suffolk County Republican Chairman John Jay LaValle

The astonishing win of the U.S. presidency by Donald Trump on the Republican ticket has, to put it mildly, overshadowed all other political news out of the 2016 election.

In Suffolk County, which Mr. Trump carried with 52 percent of the vote, a percentage-point more than Democrat Barack Obama did in 2012, there was a variety of less astonishing but still interesting results. Foremost was the, not unrelated, first re-election victory of Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley).

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