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12/10/14 8:00am

 

BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | view from Route 105 bridge at Indian Island golf course as the Peconic River leads into the Bay.

BARBARA ELLEN KOCH PHOTO | View from of the Peconic River flowing into the Bay.

The Suffolk County Legislature has voted to fix what one law maker called a decade-long “accounting issue” that put reimbursed money into a general fund rather than the county’s water quality fund where the money originally came from. (more…)

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10/04/14 4:42pm
The sailboat Optimistic, seen here on the left with sail number 148  behind a fellow racer Buccaneer, jockeys for position before Saturday's Whitebread race. The boat would later sink off Shelter Island in rough seas.

The sailboat Optimistic, seen here on the left with sail number 148 behind a fellow racer Buccaneer, jockeys for position before Saturday’s Whitebread race. The boat would later sink off Shelter Island in rough seas.

A 28-foot sailboat participating in Saturday’s 21st annual Whitebread race sank off the coast of Shelter Island during rough seas this morning, the U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed.  (more…)

01/29/14 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Police Officer Anthony Rando, right,receives  a plaque from Police Chief Jim Read as Officer of the Year January 25 at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.

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Police Officer Anthony Rando, right,receives a plaque from Police Chief Jim Read as Officer of the Year January 25 at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.

Shelter Island Police Officer Anthony Rando was honored Friday as the department’s Officer of the Year for making an instinctive call that likely saved a local woman’s life. (more…)