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Daily Update: Donation drop boxes face scrutiny, Sentimental items destroyed in storage unit fire

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Here are the headlines for Thursday, Jan. 13:


Town targets Salvation Army’s drop-off bins, saying they’re ‘illegal’ and need to be removed

‘Disheartening’ experience for Riverhead family after storage fire destroys decades of belongings

Real Estate Transfers: Jan. 13, 2021


Permission denied for outdoor movies at Sound View in Greenport

New faces, ideas at Town Hall as newly elected take office


Recipe: Warm up with this cavatelli bolognese from Chef Stephan Bogardus

Podcast: Our favorite places to eat on the North Fork this time of year


Expect sunny skies today with a high near 43 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a chance for rain after 10 p.m. with snow mixing in overnight and the low will be around 35.