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Errol D. Toulon, Jr., of Lake Grove, has been appointed to the Suffolk County Water Authority, to succeed Michael LoGrande, whose term expires at the end of the month, as approved by the county legislature. He's a former New York City correction captain and the first African-American on the board. Last year he ran and lost as the Democratic challenger to Legis. John Kennedy Jr.