New Plum Island Zoning Unanimously Approved
After months of discussion the town board voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt new zoning on Plum Island.
Before the vote, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski thanked the board.
"This is really important legislation for the future of Southold Town. You're taking the right step."
On Tuesday, the Southold Town board voted unanimously to approve legislation that prohibits parking and standing on both sides of County Road 48, from the western corner of Depot Lane westerly for approximately 1420 feet.The local law was enacted due to conditions that "impact the public health, safety, and welfare" of the community, due to "undue congestion, restrictions on access, and maneuverability as well as dangerous traffic impact," according to the new legislation.
Toddler Who Fell Out Of Mattituck Window 'Miraculously' Fine…
A two-year-old boy who fell out of a Mattituck window Tuesday and into the basement of the building is doing fine, according to the owner of the home.
Matt Daly, who owns the house on Route 25 where the child, Javier, was being watched by his babysitter, said Tuesday night that another tenant, Brian Perez, had spoken with the child's family, who were at his bedside at Stony Brook University Hospital.
"Miraculously, they don't think there's anything wrong with him. Maybe a couple of scratches," Daly said.
Fireboat Sparks Tempers Amongst Some Fishermen
Some Greenport fishermen are fit to be tied over a fireboat that was supposed to be moving to the railroad — but so far, has stayed put.
Here's what happened in July: Despite weeks of opposition from the public, the Greenport village board voted last week to move the fireboat currently moored at Mitchell Park Marina over to the railroad dock.
The board was divided on the vote -- with Mayor David Nyce, Trustee Julia Robins, and Trustee George Hubbard voting for the move, and Trustees Mary Bess Phillips and David Murray in opposition.
Concert Draws Rave Reviews, 2 Arrests, Neighbors Peeved…
Thousands poured into Martha Clara Monday night for All for the East End's Nile Rodgers dance party to benefit local charities.
Crowds of cheering fans danced the night away to a lineup that included Rodgers and Chic, Adam Lambert, and international star Avicii.
Riverhead police said despite the crowds, only two arrests were reported. But neighbors protested the noise, traffic, and use of an agricultural property for the event.
After Months of Heated Debate, Board Adopts Dogs On Beach Legislation…
The board said they could revisit the legislation in the future.
Over 800 Attend Fundraiser; Southold Fire Department Gives Thanks…
The Southold community came out in a big way to help a friend.