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Foes and supporters clash in cyberspace

If Morpurgo house is not brought to code in 60 days, village can demolish it
The house formerly owned by the Morpurgo sisters, at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor, has fallen into fatal disrepair in the past year, leading Tom Preiato, the village building inspector, to recommend it be razed. Taylor K. Vecsey

Paroled for felony D.W.I., caught behind wheel
Wayne B. Burling, 33, was one of the first residents of New York State to be hit with the lifetime ban by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Working with victims of trauma and sexual abuse
Mary Bromley, a psychotherapist who has worked on the South Fork for more than 30 years, was one of the founders of the Retreat, an agency for victims of domestic violence. Durell Godfrey


Aug. 12, 1938 - March 16, 2016
Marvin W. LaMoore - Aug. 12, 1938 - March 16, 2016

The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps treated a Sag Harbor firefighter after he fell eight feet into the Sag Harbor Gym. He was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.


Village consultant also announces departure
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who helped craft the village's proposed gross floor square footage law, resigned, effective Monday. Morgan McGivern
Rich Warren, who has worked for the village as a consultant for 11 years, said he won't ask for his contract to be renewed come May 31.Taylor K. Vecsey

Two East Hampton Town police officers and two Southampton Town police officers were among the Suffolk County Police Academy graduates. Jeanne Sciacchitano
Top brass from the East Hampton Town Police Department attended the ceremony to congratulate the graduates, including Officer Robert J. Lucas, second from left. In attendance were Lt. John Claflin, left, Chief Michael Sarlo, second from right, and Lt. Robert Gurney, right.
From left, Officers Robert Lucas, Devin Toia, Jack Spaulding, and Thomas Spaulding
Bagpipers were part of the ceremony.