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Police ID Man Who Died After Driving Into Water In Hamptons
WATER MILL, NY — Police have identified the man who was pronounced dead after he drove into the water in the Hamptons, authorities said. According to Southampton Town Police, Dennis R. Kelly, 73, of Sag Harbor, died on Thursday; a 911 call came in at 4:53 p.m. regarding a vehicle in the water on its
Sag Harbor Man Suffers Apparent Medical Emergency, Drives Into Mecox Bay
A Sag Harbor man suffered an apparent medical emergency while driving on Flying Point Road and was pronounced dead after he drove into shallow waters of Mecox Bay in Water Mill on Thursday, Southampton Town police said Monday.
The 10 most expensive sales in the Hamptons in 2018
The Hamptons’s real estate market is known for its multimillion-dollar listings and transactions. So as the calendar year comes to a close, we thought we’d recap the 10 most expensive residential sales from 2018.
Crackdown On Revenge Porn: New Suffolk County Legislation Signed
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY — For years, individuals have been defenseless against those who threatened to share "intimate" photos of them, without permission — shattering lives and reputations.
Kerr Resigns from Sag Harbor School Board
January Kerr, a second-year Sag Harbor School Board member who had been chosen by her colleagues as school board president this year, resigned from the school board on Thursday.
$1.5 million is not ‘frivolous’ to Suffolk County taxpayers
Maybe Suffolk County’s attorney considers a proposal to claw back a $1.5 million settlement from former county Police Chief James Burke “frivolous,” but taxpayers don’t [“Suffolk tables clawback bid against Burke,” News, Dec. 14].
Mattituck-Cutchogue students refurbish 70-year-old tractor
From transporting war veterans across farmland in the 1940’s, to sitting aesthetically in front of Mattituck High School in 2018 — this tractor’s done it all in Mattituck.
Southampton Blotter: Peconic man arrested in Riverside for driving drunk
A Peconic man was arrested in Riverside at 1:42 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving while intoxicated and driving without a license, police reports said. Nelson Ramirez-Lopez, 30, was involved in a car accident shortly before his arrest, reports said. He allegedly hit a parked car, then struck a bui
Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s at These 20 East End Restaurants
The last week of December promises lavish dinners and thrilling parties as the East End celebrates Christmas and New Year’s. To make the most of your holiday, you’ll need to know which restaurants offer the most bang for your buck, which can take considerable time to research. Consider this guide ou
Hampton Bays man charged in connection with vandalism of pickup outside firehouse
A Hampton Bays man has been charged with criminal mischief in the vandalism of a firefighter’s pickup truck parked outside Riverhead Fire Department headquarters in September.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
2 Years After Fire, 'It's A Wonderful Life' For Sag Harbor Cinema
SAG HARBOR, NY — Exactly two years to the day that a fire ripped through Sag Harbor, ravaging the Sag Harbor Cinema, a celebration will take place to mark the iconic structure's rise from the proverbial ashes.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Missing: Have You Seen This Area College Student Or His Car?
A 20-year-old college student from the area has gone missing and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating him. Michael McLaughlin, of Cornwall in Orange County, attends Stony Brook University in Suffolk County on Long Island.
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Montauk faces its long-term future
Long Island has a new annual tradition. It’s not much of a tourist magnet, but it offers ominous photos. Call it the emergence of the sandbags. It takes place in Montauk, and this year it came early.
Woman rescued after she drives into Smithtown pond, cops say
Two bystanders helped rescue a woman from the car she drove into a Smithtown pond Sunday, police said. A 60-year-old woman drove a 2000 Toyota Camry into Millers Pond off Maple Avenue around 5:50 p.m., Suffolk police said.
Fire Truck Crashes While Responding To Blaze In Deer Park
NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon fire truck was involved in a crash in North Babylon while responding to a fire in Deer Park on Sunday morning. Suffolk Police confirmed that a crash involving a fire truck was reported at 7:40 a.m. on Deer Park Avenue between Oakland Avenue and Winnecomac Avenue.
5 New Houses For Sale In The East Hampton Area
EAST HAMPTON, NY — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious browsing online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Cops: Ride service driver charged with sexually abusing passenger
The Lyft driver was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. A ride service driver has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a passenger early Sunday morning in Central Islip, Suffolk police said.