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05/20/15 4:30pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.

Village of Dering Harbor Mayor Tim Hogue announced at the Saturday, May 16 board meeting that four nominating petitions had been received for the two seats open on the 2015-16 Village Board of Trustees. (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…)

05/19/15 2:00pm
KATHERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

KATHERINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | A mute swan mother with her cygnets.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation just can’t let go of its outrageous plan to go after the 2,200 mute swans in the state. Most of these beautiful and graceful birds, some 1,600, are here on Long Island. (more…)

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05/13/15 8:31am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Erica Smitheman of Red Thread Good Coffee before the Town board Tuesday.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Erica Smitheman of Red Thread Good Coffee before the Town board Tuesday.

An idea to set up a coffee truck  in the Sunset Beach parking lot was quickly dismissed Tuesday at the Town Board work session.

Erica Smitheman, representing Sag harbor–based Red Thread Good Coffee, presented a plan to sell iced coffee in glass bottles from a truck parked in the motel’s lot, along with Sunset Beach merchandise, such as T-Shirts.

The truck’s name is “Bumpy,” Ms. Smitheman told the board. (more…)

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05/12/15 2:00pm

 

COURTESY PHOTO | New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

COURTESY PHOTO | New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

A high profile $211 million local business and tourism advertising campaign championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo lacks the performance measures needed to determine if the spending has been a wise decision, according to an audit released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. (more…)