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Riverhead, NYPD communities say goodbye to Det. Brian Simonsen

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was remembered as a hero at memorial services in Hampton Bays this week. Reporter Tim Gannon and executive editor Steve Wick share their thoughts on the services and the incident that claimed the live of the Calverton resident in the latest episode of the Times Review Media


HarborFrost Returns to Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor’s HarborFrost will be held this Saturday, Feb. 23 from 1 to 6 p.m. It’s a celebration of winter in Sag Harbor, highlighting two extreme elements—fire and ice — featuring live ice carving demonstrations, ice sculptures along Main Street, live music performances, and indoor children’s activ


Hampton Bays Opened Hearts To Host 20,000 For NYPD Hero's Funeral

HAMPTON BAYS, NY — The words "it takes a village" or, rather, a hamlet, were never more true than in Hampton Bays this week, as an entire community of residents, business owners, volunteers and town officials worked hand in hand and and opened their hearts to welcome about 20,000 mourners as NYPD De


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Run to Sag Harbor for HarborFrost 2019 on February 23

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Sag Harbor once again. No, not Christmas. Saturday, February 23 marks the ninth annual HarborFrost! This massive celebration of winter fun takes place at many locations throughout the village, including on the Long Wharf, Windmill Beach, Sag Harbor Variety


Westhampton Beach Is No Match For Red-Hot Mt. Sinai In Suffolk County Class A Girls Basketball Championship

Having won the county title in 2017, the Lady Mustangs were upset by Hauppauge in last year's county final. They had already avenged that loss by defeating top-seeded Hauppauge in this season's county semifinal this past Saturday, so Mount Sinai had one thing in its sights and that was its second co


Retired Suffolk County Lieutenant Accused of Hit-And-Run Involving Nassau Cop

A retired Suffolk County lieutenant is accused of running over a Nassau County officer in a hit-and-run incident that took place last week. Among the charges William Hasper, 52, faces are assault with intent to cause physical injury to an officer in the second degree, leaving the scene of an inciden


Shelter Island Police Department blotter

Those named in arrest reports or receiving police summonses have not been convicted of a crime. In court, the charges against them may be reduced or withdrawn or the defendants may be found not guilty.


Amazon Is Coming! NYC’s Misfortune Is the Hamptons’ Good Fortune

Amazon is coming to the Hamptons. The announcement was made at 11 a.m. this morning by Greg Applebottom, the Vice President in Charge of Location Headquarters, in a press conference in Seattle.


Planning Board Approves T.J. Maxx Expansion for Marshalls Store in Bridgehampton

After four years of delay and review, T.J. Maxx’s plan to expand the rear of its 33,000-square-foot store in Kimco Realty’s Bridgehampton Commons mall by 17,000 square feet to create space for a Marshalls or similar retail store cleared its last major procedural hurdle on Thursday, February 14, when


Facing the Hidden History of Slavery on the East End

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, cohosting with Eastville Community Historical Society, will present the 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor.


East Hampton Weekend Weather Forecast

EAST HAMPTON, NY — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Light rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Bridgehampton Boys Hoops Fall To Former Bee Nick Thomas And His Center Moriches Squad

During his time playing point guard on state championship teams for the Killer Bees in the 1990s, Nick Thomas says he developed a killer instinct. He’s passed that on to his players in his eight years of coaching at Center Moriches, and it was on display at William Floyd High School on Tuesday after


In Sag Harbor, West Water Street Project Is Scaled Back

At previous public hearings, residents and the ARB expressed concern about the size of the third townhouse building and its proximity to the harbor. Mr. Bialsky’s most recent changes to the third building triggered the new public hearing.


Funeral held for NYPD detective tragically killed by friendly fire

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — Family and friends will gather Wednesday morning to bid a final farewell to Detective Brian Simonsen. The 19-year veteran was tragically killed while responding to a robbery in Queens.


Sag Harbor Dining Guide: Baron’s Cove, Dopo La Spiaggia and More

Sag Harbor is often lauded as the un-Hampton. While other East End hamlets have welcomed the likes of Starbucks and McDonald’s into their midst, the old whaling village has remained steadfast in keeping locally-owned restaurants in and fast food chains out. For non–Sag Harborites visiting during the


Inside Michael Butler’s Head

It is hard to imagine a time when Michael A. Butler felt reluctant to call himself an artist. The word is loaded, he explained during a telephone interview from his home in Eastville, weighted with expectations of traditional training and technique — neither of which he has — rather than sheer will,


A Conversation With John Landes

One of the founders of the Jam Session, the Thursday night gathering of musicians that drew throngs to its original home in Sag Harbor’s Bay Burger, talks about the Jam’s new home at Union Cantina in Southampton and why it is bringing jazz back to Sag Harbor with a regular jazz series at Baron’s Cov


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim