Southampton Town police are investigating the cause of an accident on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton Monday morning that involved two cars and a truck, leaving one of the cars engulfed in flames and four people in Southampton Hospital.
Emergency workers in East Hampton Town got some practice Sunday in dealing with a large-scale mass casualty incident during a drill at the Amagansett Farm, at 555 Montauk Highway. The scenario organizers threw at them? A tornado touched down while a concert was going on at the farm.
Firefighters and emergency medical service providers had to extricate victims from in and around cars, and from inside a bus that flipped over, within 35 to 40 minutes. There were three separate scenes to respond to, including a burning fire.
A funeral today in East Hampton for Thomas A. Twomey, a lawyer and community leader who died on Sunday, was attended by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton.
Two East Hampton residents who gathered more than 500 signatures of support for restrictions at the East Hampton Airport to reduce aircraft noise have drafted a list of recommended airport rules for presentation to the public and the town board, and have hired their own prominent law firm to bolster their case.
East Hampton Town’s community housing opportunity fund committee has assessed affordable housing needs here and recommended housing initiatives to the town board on Tuesday after presenting its report.
Deepwater One, a proposed offshore wind farm to be located on 256 square miles of federal waters approximately 30 miles east of Montauk, would result in some 300 direct jobs on Long Island throughout its multiyear construction process, according to its developer’s chief executive.
Thomas A. Twomey, a lawyer, civic leader, and chairman of the East Hampton Library’s board of trustees, died of a heart attack early Sunday morning after collapsing at his house in East Hampton’s Northwest Woods.