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05/06/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty has joined other local Long Island officials pressing the governor for state money for infrastructure repairs.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Supervisor Jim Dougherty has joined other local Long Island officials pressing the governor for state money for infrastructure repairs.

Elected leaders from across Suffolk are demanding more state funding to help repair roads severely damaged during a cold and snowy winter. (more…)

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05/05/15 2:00pm
CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference announcing a new venue for veterans' healthcare.

CYNDI MURRAY PHOTO Congressman Lee Zeldin at Monday’s press conference announcing a new venue for veterans’ healthcare.

Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) has announced it will offer healthcare services to military veterans at its new facility in Manorville starting Tuesday. (more…)

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04/29/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO |Brady Wilkins in September 2014, after it was announced he’d be taking over as the face of the Peconic Baykeeper nonprofit advocacy group.

COURTESY PHOTO |Brady Wilkins in September 2014, after it was announced he’d be taking over as the face of the Peconic Baykeeper nonprofit advocacy group.

The search for the next Peconic Baykeeper is once again on.

Seven months after he signed on as the public face of the nonprofit water protection advocacy group, Brady Wilkins resigned from the Baykeeper position last Monday, said Brendan McCurdy, the organization’s chairman. (more…)

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04/22/15 9:58am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO |Recently passed legislation restricting uses of the East Hampton Airport have spurred a lawsuit.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO |Recently passed legislation restricting uses of the East Hampton Airport have spurred a lawsuit.

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 town.

On Tuesday they made good on that promise.
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