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Twin Filmmakers: Killer Bees Heads to Hamptons Film Festival

Years ago, I was friends with John Weitz, a New York City designer of considerable note, and Oscar-nominated actress Susan Kohner, who had a summer home on Lumber Lane in Bridgehampton. I was also friends with Richard Cummings, an academic and attorney and an intellectual who authored books from his

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Princess Diana Wedding Cake, Civet Coffee Lead to $13K Dessert Dispute

Hamptons Police Department officers were called to mediate in a dispute at a Hamptons restaurant over the weekend after a customer refused to pay for his table's dessert course. The restaurant's management in turn refused to allow the customer to leave without paying his full check, and the situatio

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Riverhead Blotter: Teen charged with assault; Southampton man faces rape charge

Riverhead Town police arrested a Southampton man for rape on Monday. Kevin Gonzalez, 28, was arrested at police headquarters around 9:15 p.m. and charged with two counts of second-degree rape, a felony, regarding incidents that occurred in May and June of 2016, officials said. Further details were n

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 10:01:21

State Audit Questions Sagaponack Village Spending

A recent audit completed by the State Comptroller's office determined that the Sagaponack Village Board, who oversees an annual budget of $851,000, failed to follow proper protocol to ensure that purchases were properly authorized and used strictly for village purposes. Completed on September 15 and

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-24 14:48:00

William Cremers reflects on 22 years with Town Planning Board

For the past 22 years, the Town of Southold's land-use decisions have been shaped by Planning Board member William Cremers. He resigned last week due to health reasons. "I was interested in planning when I first moved out here permanently," he said. "Because I wanted it to stay, not the same as it a

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-25 10:00:32

Cartoonist Peter Waldner: Remember, it's a joke

PETER WALDNER PHOTO Rockwell the dog, created by Peter Waldner to promote the ArSi studio tour this past summer. You see his cartoons every week in the Reporter and on line and you wonder ... where does he get all these ideas? Love him or hate him, you'll always take notice. As Peter Waldner told th

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 19:00:17

Cops: High School student arrested for threatening social media post

A Riverhead High School student was arrested after posting a threatening social media post Sunday, according to a police press release. Police were notified shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday from a high school student that a fellow student had created a social media post that could be "construed as a thre

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-25 12:29:22

Weather Service: Warm and sunny Monday for Shelter Island

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO First light Monday at Congdons Creek. Monday will be a warm, sunny day on Shelter Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS is calling for a high temperature of 78 degrees with calm winds from the east at around 6 mph. Patchy fog will move in this evening wi

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-25 12:00:35

Photos: Annual Paul Drum mermaids and pirates breakfast draws large crowd

Bright and early on day two of Greenport's Maritime Festival, folks lined up to attend the annual Paul Drum Pirates and Mermaids fundraising breakfast at Front Street Station. No one complained about the wait, however, as they were met at the entrance by Paul Drum himself, who smiled and greeted man

SOUTHOLDLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 15:44:51

East Lyme Community forum Thursday on mental health, suicide prevention

East Lyme - The Brian Dagle Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with the East Lyme Youth Services Bureau and the East Lyme Youth Coalition, has announced that it will host on Thursday the fifth annual community forum on mental health and suicide prevention. The educational forum, "Keep the Conversation

THEDAY - 2017-09-25 00:15:00

County Legislator Bridget Fleming Hears Riders On Car Free Day On Friday

As she waited for the S92 bus to pull onto the small shoulder that passes for a bus stop inches away from the roaring traffic of County Road 39 in Southampton, Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming looked for a rider to talk to on her Car Free Day mission, part of her larger plan to remedy publi

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-23 00:54:00

Princess Diner Workers Were Sexually Harassed, Threatened With Deportation, Advocacy Group Says

"If you disappear, nobody will look for you." It was just one of many threats that employees of the Princess Diner in Water Mill say they were subjected to on a daily basis while working for owner Richard Bivona and manager John Kalogeras, both of whom were arrested this week on felony criminal char

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-22 21:30:00

Cops: Alcohol compliance check leads to one arrest in Riverhead

An employee at Vines and Hopes on East Main Street was arrested after selling alcohol to a minor during an investigation by the Riverhead police COPE Unit in cooperation with the Riverhead Community Awareness Program. The investigation used an "underage agent" at four local businesses in an attempt

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-23 11:26:43

17th-century bed hangings installed in Old House

The best seat in the house, specifically the Old House in Cutchogue, has always been the bed. As part of the reinterpretation project at the Old House, the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council had a historically accurate 17th-century bed installed there, which will be on public view for the next

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 10:00:35

Police: Ledyard man arrested in Lyme home invasion

A Gales Ferry man is facing charges following a home invasion Thursday afternoon in Lyme, police said. At 2:45 p.m., police said troopers from Troop F in Westbrook responded to a reported home invasion in Lyme. According to police, the female homeowner, who police say was the only occupant, called 9

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-22 14:12:59

Editorial: Supervisor speaks out on Sports East proposal

Scott Russell did something unusual this week when he called reporters to Town Hall to say publicly that he supports the Sports East project for Mattituck. He praised Paul Pawlowski, a developer of the proposed project, and said if Sports East can't find a home on Main Road the town should consider

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 14:20:50

Springs School District Unveils New Building Expansion Proposal

Springs School officials unveiled the latest iteration of a building expansion proposal-which most notably includes the addition of seven classrooms, a new gymnasium, a new technology room, a new science room and a more expansive parking lot-during Monday's Board of Education meeting. The proposal

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-22 22:53:00

Missing Riverhead Man Found Uninjured: Police

RIVERHEAD, NY - A missing Riverhead man has been found uninjured police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, Dominick J. Cusano, 24, who was reported missing on Sept. 20 by his family, was located by Southold Police with the assistance of the public; his family was notified. Dominick went missi

PATCH - 2017-09-23 04:01:52

Mattituck-Cutchogue superintendent to receive Helen Wright Prince award

Dr. Anne Smith, superintendent of Mattituck-Cutchogue Schools, has been chosen by the Southold Anti-Bias Task Force as the 2017 recipient of the Helen Wright Prince award. The award was created in 2014 to posthumously honor Prince, a longtime teacher at the East Cutchogue migrant camp and an outspo

SOUTHOLDLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 11:04:04

Southold Blotter: DWI arrests; fight reported at Breakwater Beach

Matthew White of Laurel was arrested around 6:30 p.m. last Tuesday for driving while intoxicated on Peconic Bay Boulevard, police said. Michael Curio of Highland Mills was arrested last Tuesday for DWI on Route 48 in Mattituck around 11:30 p.m., police said. A Greenport man flagged a police office

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-24 11:14:29