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04/05/17 2:00pm
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO A fitness center is planned for Suffolk County Community College in Northampton at this site.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO A fitness center is planned for Suffolk County Community College in Northampton at this site.

The Suffolk County Legislature has approved spending $2 million for a long awaited ftness center at Suffolk County Community College’s Northampton campus, which will bring a much-needed indoor pool to the East End.

Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Sag Harbor), who represents Shelter Island, stressed the importance of supporting the project, which includes an Olympic-size indoor swimming pool. (more…)

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04/29/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

COURTESY PHOTO Legislators Al Krupski and Bridget Fleming.

The Suffolk County Legislature is set to host its first round of committee meetings on the East End in decades, according to Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who represents the North Fork. (more…)

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02/03/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE |The town-owned Medical Center has a leaky roof.

JULIE LANE | The town-owned Medical Center has a leaky roof.

Henny Penny may have been hysterical in claiming the sky is falling. But it’s a reality that the roof on the Medical Center is badly leaking and can’t wait for outside funds to pay for repairs. (more…)

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01/15/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |  A common sight, especially in the summer months, of traffic backed up in Greenport leading to North Ferry boats.

Following a period of discontent on the part of Greenport officials with North Ferry’s traffic routing and wear and tear on roads, the Southold Transportation Commission is waiting for a report from the village before it schedules a meeting with representatives of both sides.

Commission Chairman Neboysha Brashich said Monday that Greenport officials have promised to submit a “white paper” — a detailed report on a single issue — by the end of the month describing steps taken by the village to deal with problems. (more…)

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12/01/15 9:58am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Wear and tear on Greenport's streets from ferry users has sparked an idea to impose a surcharge on travelers.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Wear and tear on Greenport’s streets from ferry users has sparked an idea to impose a surcharge on travelers.

Greenport Village is looking to establish a new revenue stream for road repairs by charging drivers traveling to the North Ferry.

The Village Board unanimously approved a resolution at Monday’s meeting to have Village Attorney Joe Prokop research the legality of “various potential revenue or reimbursement sources regarding the area of the Third Street ferry terminal.” (more…)