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Zeldin calls for Justice Department investigation into leak of president’s tax return information

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY01) is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate how the New York Times acquired President Donald Trump’s tax return information.

Jamesport resident killed in house fire identified, funeral services set

The person who died in house fire on St. Mary’s Drive in Jamesport earlier this month has been identified as the longtime resident of the home, a 72-year-old man who lived alone.

Scoping session to be set for 423,964 sq. ft. industrial complex in Calverton

A massive industrial development proposed for a 30-acre parcel in Calverton will be the subject of a public meeting Nov. 5 to scope out the parameters of environmental review of the project.

Suffolk legislators this week to consider two major land buys in Riverhead, bias-driven false reports to police and zombie homes

Suffolk legislative committees will take up resolutions this week to authorize the purchase of 50 acres of farmland on Sound Avenue in Riverhead and 20 acres of open space in Northville. Here's the full committee schedule, with agenda and livestream links.

Hot real estate market driven by COVID ‘exodus’ sets record in land preservation tax collection

An 'exodus' of city dwellers to the East End caused record-setting collections of the 2% real estate transfer tax in the first eight months of 2020, according to Assemblyman Fred Thiele.

Giglio withdraws proposal to require updated C.O. for real estate sales

Councilwoman Jodi Giglio is withdrawing her proposal to require an updated certificate of occupancy for real estate transfers.
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Riverhead considers requiring owners to obtain updated C.O.s before selling property

Property owners in Riverhead Town would be required to obtain an updated certificate of occupancy before selling or transferring their property, under a code revision being considered by the town board.

Riverhead High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

A Riverhead High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, the school district announced today.

Plan to save historic house takes shape

The circa 1855 Norton House on East Main Street can be moved to Third Street and renovated by builder Bob Castaldi, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio told town board members today.

New York begins to withhold 20% of local aid payments, state teachers union files lawsuit

The State has begun withholding 20% of most local aid payments, forcing reductions in some payments to school districts, according to the New York State Education Department. In response to the reductions, New York State United Teachers has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the aid reductions.
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