A bidding war on Long Island, N.Y., ended Monday, when Sunrise Bancorp said it accepted a $110 million buyout offer from Reliance Bancorp - rejecting the overtures of North Fork Bancorp.

The deal, at $32 a share - or about 1.6 times Sunrise's book value on June 30 - ends half a year of speculation over whether the $612 million- asset thrift based in Farmingdale, N.Y., would give in to pressure from Mattituck-based North Fork and its persistent president, John Adam Kanas.

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