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05/22/15 12:00pm

 

COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

COURTESY HOWARD JACKSON
Howard Jackson’s military identification card from 1944 when he was 19.

It took months and covered continents.

Beginning in southern Italy, the voyage moved through Egypt, North Africa, Newfoundland, Connecticut, Texas, through eight more states until the long homecoming ended at the front door of a house in the Nassau County town of Hewlett. (more…)

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05/20/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | JULIE LANE PHOTO The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a Chamber of Commerce proposal for a permanent restroom In Volunteer Park.

COURTESY PHOTO | JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Town Board at Tuesday’s work session discussed a Chamber of Commerce proposal for a permanent restroom In Volunteer Park.

A project to build a permanent pubic restroom in Volunteer Park on Bridge Street was presented to the Town Board at its work session Tuesday. (more…)

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05/19/15 8:03am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | East Hampton agreed yesterday to delay implementing airport restrictions while a federal judge rules on the legality of the new legislation.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | East Hampton agreed yesterday to delay implementing airport restrictions while a federal judge rules on the legality of the new legislation.

The Town of East Hampton has agreed to hold off implementing its historic airport restrictions to allow a federal judge to rule on a lawsuit challenging the new regulations.

U.S. District Court Judge Joanna Seybert in Islip said Monday she’ll decide within three weeks whether the town can control access to its airport. (more…)