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  1. Lights outRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Montauk Lighthouse as seen in 2015 next to an image of the Pakri Lighthouse in Estonia shown in Lee Zeldin's online ad for re-election. Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant; Zeldin for Congress via YouTube Rep. Lee Zeldin, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, is up by just 3 percent over Democratic challenger Perry Gershon, according to a new poll from Taking Action Suffolk County, a Democratic-supporting SuperPAC.

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  2. DEC gives Sand Land a Sept. 27 deadline to halt mining, citing concerns over groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Newsday

    Company plans to appeal the decision, which mandates the 50-acre site be returned to its natural state and which county officials say validates Suffolk's concerns about mine. A Sept.

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  3. Wind power could blow LI awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Newsday

    Three of Deepwater Wind's five turbines stand in the water off Block Island, R.I, the nation's first offshore wind farm in this Aug. 15, 2016 photo. Photo Credit: AP / Michael Dwyer Wind energy is coming to New York.

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  4. Long Islanders deploy Red Cross, Air National Guard and ARF resources to CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Newsday

    Long Islanders with memories of the out-of-state volunteers who helped the region recover from superstorm Sandy in 2012 are in the Carolinas assisting victims of Hurricane Florence and in New York collecting donations and preparing to accept dozens of evacuated animals. Thirty-two members of the Westhampton Beach-based 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard left the Island on Saturday morning to assist in search-and-rescue and other operations, joining 80 others who left earlier.

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  5. Southampton Town will buy, secure ancient burial siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Newsday

    The building site on Hawthorne Road in Southampton, seen on Aug. 14, where human remains were discovered the previous day. Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant Southampton Town officials have reached an agreement to purchase and preserve a Shinnecock Hills property where human skeletal remains thought to be of American Indian descent were discovered last month.

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  6. Wainscott residents to get refunds from water authority for public main hookupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    The Suffolk agency's contractor, Asplundh Contracting Co., is charging $93 per foot, about three times the market rate, said East Hampton officials. Contractors for the Suffolk County Water Authority install a water main in Wainscott in August at the start of a project to install 45,000 feet of water main in the area to address contamination in private wells.

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  7. The countdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    With two congressional contests heating up on Long Island, will the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee help challengers in their bids to unseat Republican Reps. Lee Zeldin and Peter King? In a conversation with The Point on Tuesday, the DCCC's Amanda Sherman said that Zeldin and King's districts are among 38 currently in the DCCC's "Majority Makers" program, districts the organization thinks can be competitive but where a candidate isn't directly mentioned on the DCCC website, for example.

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  8. Board OK with studies that could lead to erosion control taxing district in MontaukRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    East Hampton Town must foot the bill to replenish dunes after storms, but a tax district could shift the cost to property owners who benefit most from reinforcements of sand. Geotextile sandbags buried by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Montauk to combat erosion were exposed during the summer by erosion.

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  9. Things to do in the Hamptons after Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Newsday

    It's time to take back the Hamptons. When the summer share crowd rolls out of the South Fork after Labor Day, native Long Islanders know there's still a few good weeks of warm-weather fun to be had before fall's apple- and pumpkin-picking frenzy brings swarms of visitors right back in.

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  10. Shinnecock tribal members rally to preserve land where remains were foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Newsday

    Shinnecock tribal member Peter Running Bear Silva center, speaks during a prayer service held Sunday by the tribe at the Southampton construction site where human remains, likely belonging to the Shinnecock Nation, were unearthed recently. Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal members rallied at a Southampton site Sunday in hopes of raising $185,000 to help buy and preserve the land where human skeletal remains were discovered last month.

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  11. Osprey population increasing on Long Island, group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Newsday

    But the birds still must surmount countless human and natural perils, from abandoned fishing lines and plastic litter to deadly attacks by great horned owls and bald eagles. Such is life among the ospreys summering on Long Island, where George and Gracie -named after George Burns and his wife and partner in comedy, Gracie Allen - are among the rising numbers of osprey.

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  12. Kemp's ridley and green sea turtles set free after treatment for cold-stunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Newsday

    The hard-shell quartet were rescued on Long Island beaches by the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation in the waning months of 2017. After being rehabilitated, one Atlantic green sea turtle and three Kemp's ridley sea turtles were released in late-August 2018.

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  13. Alan Alda to be honored at this year's Hamptons International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Newsday

    Actor-filmmaker Alan Alda will receive The Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award at the 26th annual Hamptons International Film Festival. Water Mill resident Alda, a visiting professor at Stony Brook University's School of Journalism, where the Center for Communicating Science is named after him, will be honored at Guild Hall in East Hampton during the Oct. 4-8 festival, which will take place across five venues both in that town and Southampton.

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  14. Cyanobacteria found in Middle island's Artist Kae, DEC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Newsday

    Blue-green algae is blooming in Middle Island's Artist Lake, which means neither people nor pets should swim or wade there, officials said. The latest cyanobacteria bloom joins the list of others where the algae has been found, including Lake Agawam, Big Fresh Pond, and Sagg Pond in Southampton, Georgica Pond in East Hampton, and Mill Pond in Watermill, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said.

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  15. Paul Simon makes surprise appearance at Montauk Point Lighthouse fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Newsday

    Simon serenaded the crowd Saturday with "Late in the Evening," "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" and "You Can Call Me Al." Musician Paul Simon performed Saturday at the Montauk Music Festival Rocks the Lighthouse concert, a community fundraiser for the Montauk Point Lighthouse.

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  16. Lawyer for E. Hampton GOP petition challenge indicted in WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Newsday

    East Hampton Republicans, battling to block a minor party candidate from a town board race, have run into an unusual problem. In the midst of an ongoing court case, GOP officials have found out that Guy Parisi, their Westchester election lawyer, was indicted Tuesday on federal mail fraud charges alleging he tried to siphon hundreds of thousands of dollars from the estate of a deceased Mount Vernon man.

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  17. Sag Harbor Village residents decry Billy Joel's plan to raise up part of his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Newsday

    Speakers at public hearing say singer's proposal to alter buildings on his property would "erase" history in the village. Billy Joel's proposal that would make changes to his Sag Harbor home to comply with FEMA standards sparked criticism Thursday night at a village public hearing.

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  18. Sag Harbor Village residents decry Billy Joel's plan to raise up part of his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Newsday

    Speakers at public hearing say singer's proposal to alter buildings on his property would "erase" history in the village. Billy Joel's proposal that would make changes to his Sag Harbor home to comply with FEMA standards sparked criticism Thursday night at a village public hearing.

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  19. Huntington Republicans propose 'Stop LIPA' ballot lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Newsday

    Huntington Republican have filed petitions for state and town candidates to get an independent ballot line called "Stop LIPA" to capitalize on the town's fight against the utility over property tax assessment issues at the Northport power plant. Town Republicans say they filed about 2,000 signatures townwide to provide the added ballot line to Assemb.

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  20. Hampton Classic horse show draws celebrities, children, fundraising effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Newsday

    The event, now in its 43rd year, offers a variety of competition classes, culminating in the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix jumping event that draws the best horses and riders in the sport. Last year's Hampton Classic included actress Mary Kate Olsen competing in the Amateur Owners Jumper Class.

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