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The landlord of a summer rental in Springs pleaded guilty Thursday to 14 felony charges stemming from his use of surveillance cameras to spy on his tenants.
A child was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital after being hit by a car while bicycling on Thursday afternoon.
A hearing last Thursday night before the East Hampton Town Board on a proposed law that would subject chain stores seeking to open to additional planning board review drew speakers both for and against the idea.
A house on South Federal Street in Montauk has drawn the ire of year-round neighbors who say it is a party house disrupting their summer, and one neighbor has started a Facebook page, Montauk Rental Madness, showing video of what goes on.
Apparently undeterred by recent efforts to discourage them from spending their summer weekends at the residents-only Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, young share-house renters have been parking their cars all around the hamlet and leaving them behind for the day.
Richard Hand, a 52-year-old Sag Harbor resident, had been hitting 3-pointers all morning and was at the end of the fourth game, going in for a rebound under the basket, when he suddenly collapsed.
A Montauk property owner is challenging a town ban on some erosion-control measures in the hope of saving his blufftop house.
Contractors and tradesmen helped fill Town Hall to standing-room capacity last Thursday night, protesting a new law that would restrict the parking of their commercial vehicles on residential streets.
The battle over Cyril’s Fish House, a popular summer bar and restaurant on Napeague, is over as far as its 2014 season goes, but the larger question of whether businesses can be operated in areas zoned for residential use if they have expanded their use, as East Hampton Town alleges Cyril’s has, remains up in the air.