REPORTER FILE PHOTO The former Capital One building in Greenport.
Six months after the closing of the Capital One bank branch in Greenport, the building may soon have a new tenant.
Peconic Bay Medical Center is planning to lease the vacant building, at 230 Main St., and open medical offices, PBMC president and CEO Andrew Mitchell confirmed Momday. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Chase Bank on North Ferry Road.
Promise made. Promise kept.
That’s Supervisor Gary Gerth’s take on the status of Chase Bank remaining on Shelter Island. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chase Bank branch in the Center.
Supervisor Gary Gerth will meet with Chase Bank officials next week in an effort to turn around a decision made by the corporate office to close the Shelter Island branch. On Wednesday morning the supervisor said the bank has delayed closing the branch this year, which according to several sources had been slated to close in September.
Apparently the pressure bank officials have heard from Islanders and multiple requests for comments from the Reporter has had an effect.
Whether the supervisor will succeed in stopping the closing remains to be seen. Below is the original online story: (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The cost of a first class stamp went from 5 to 6 cents.
Dr. Benjamin Spock and Yale Chaplain William Sloan Coffin were among those indicted by a Boston grand jury on charges of conspiracy to encourage violations of the draft law and both were convicted.
Dr. Norman Shumway performed the first United States heart transplant at Stanford University.
The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” went to number one on the music charts and stayed there for eight weeks.
Carrie Ann Inaba, American choreographer best known for her role as a judge on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.
And on Shelter Island . . .
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Richard Surozenski seeks re-election as a fire commissioner.
Is Elite Towers stalling in moving an application forward to construct a cell tower at the Manhanset Firehouse on Cobbetts Lane? (more…)