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A winter storm warning is in effect for Suffolk County from 4 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, as well as for portions of southeast Connecticut.
The drivers of two northbound commercial vehicles were taken to the hospital after one rear-ended the other on Route 114 shortly after 7:30 Thursday morning, according to the East Hampton Town police.
Mr. Zeldin, a second-term Republican, is one of two Jewish Republicans in Congress. In October, he penned an article published on the Breitbart site in which he argued against recertification of the Iran nuclear deal.
An infestation of southern pine beetles in the forests and backyards of East Hampton has exploded since October, but efforts to fell infested trees and prevent beetles from spreading outside of hot zones are working.
A year after being placed on an administrative leave with pay, following disciplinary charges, Arthur Bloom, an East Hampton Town ordinance enforcement officer, was fired Tuesday by a vote of the town board.
According to Autism Speaks, an advocacy group, 25 private schools east of Medford and west of Hauppauge offer specialized education for autistic children — but there are none on the East End.
Deepwater Wind, which is planning to construct 15 offshore wind turbines 30 miles east of Montauk, has selected Beach Lane in Wainscott as the best spot for its power cable to come ashore.
Three South Fork women are in the running for Miss Latina Tristate, Miss East Hampton, Paula Viviana Lozano, who entered the competition on a whim, is one of them.

With the gift-giving season upon us, South Fork artists and crafts-makers are showing their work in a variety of settings.
Suffolk County Water Authority has taken on companies that manufactured products with potentially cancer-causing industrial chemicals.
A new traffic circle at the intersection of Buell and Toilsome Lanes in East Hampton Village is now scheduled for completion in the spring, after a series of minor delays.
County Executive Steve Bellone said the tax bill would be a catastrophic multibillion-dollar tax increase for Long Islanders, driving down property values, and resulting in residents fleeing the region.
With my boat now firmly planted on terra firma for the winter, it’s time to turn the page. The number of recreational boaters and those in the pursuit of finfish have now dwindled to the true hard-core types.