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The Suffolk County Legislature has agreed to allow Greenport Village to lease a commercial fishing dock and nearby properties directly from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and remove the county as a middleman in the deal.
Since 1981, the MTA leased the dock to the county, which subsequently subleased it to the village, according to county documents. The village has operated and...Read more »
We've wrapped up the live LI Now live post for Thursday, July 31, 2014, but here's a look at some of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.
A reporter will also be covering tonight's Islip Town Board meeting. Scroll down for details and to view a daily roundup of top tweets from Newsday and its reporters.
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After Luigi Militello refused a monetary reward for returning a 2013 Red Sox World Series ring to Drew Weber, a minor league baseball team owner who left the ring at Militello’s Manhattan restaurant last week, a grateful Weber came up with two accepted alternatives.
First, Weber arranged for Militello, a huge Yankees fan, to come to Fenway Park in Boston for Derek Jeter’s last game.
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Historical museum to rename building
The North Shore Historical Museum plans to rename its building after Marguerite and Joseph Suozzi in a dedication ceremony in Glen Cove on Sunday.
Joseph Suozzi served two terms as Glen Cove mayor and as a New York State judge.
The building is a former courthouse built in 1907 at 140 Glen St. that is included in the National...Read more »
Four candidates are running in the Town of Hempstead's Sanitary District 2 election Thursday.
The district serves about 55,000 residents and businesses in Baldwin, Rockville Centre, South Hempstead, as well as parts of Uniondale and Freeport.
Incumbent Brian O’Connor is running unopposed for a five-year term.
Three people are vying for a four-year term for the seat of Dennis Meekins,...Read more »
Bobby Sterling, 57, of Brookhaven, has braved rain, wind, and even snow on a bicycle for as long as he could remember. But his adventures were interrupted when his newest bike, a Specialized Hardrock Disk 29er, was stolen on July 23.
Sterling left his bicycle on his dock at Post Morrow Marina in Bellport while he unloaded the boat he had been on. When he returned, the bike was gone.
Sterling's...Read more »
We've wrapped the live Long Island Now post for Wednesday, July 30, 2014. But here's a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day. Plus, a look at meetings Newsday will be covering Wednesday night.
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A judge will hear a candidate’s argument next week for an injunction against the Oceanside Sanitation District to settle the contested June election.
Tom Lanning and his Oceanside-based attorney, John Mannone, appeared in court Wednesday after filing the motion last week. The hearing was postponed until when Aug. 7 when Nassau Supreme Court Justice Arthur Diamond can hear arguments.
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The Oyster Bay Town Board last week increased a contract with Laser Industries Inc. by $2.5 million.
The town originally awarded a one-year contract to the company for $2.5 million of general reconstruction services after a competitive bid in 2012, Deputy Town Supervisor Leonard Genova said. The contract included options to extend it by one year as many as four times, which the town did in...Read more »
The owner of Blind Bat Brewery has sued a Northport property owner for $5,216 in damages after a lease agreement to move the Centerport craft brewer failed.
Paul Dlugokencky, who runs the brewery out of his Centerport garage, was negotiating a lease for several months with Lee Holcomb, who owns the property at 19 Scudder Ave. The Northport zoning board in April approved a craft brewery...Read more »