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David Osiecki, whose mental competency has been in question since his arrest for allegedly setting a fire at a Bridgehampton house in April, is also accused of trying to burn down a bar in Patchogue five months earlier.
Residents and a village police officer used fire extinguishers to put out a small blaze at 29 Pondview Lane before it could do much damage.
Family appeals for help following brain injury.
East Hampton and Southampton Towns acted in concert last Thursday to ban the distribution by retail stores of the thin plastic bags typically used to package purchased items.
Since starting kindergarten at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in September, Atilla Secim’s English has improved by leaps and bounds.
An amendment that would update East Hampton Village’s lighting code was put on hold at the village board’s meeting on Friday when the executive director of the East Hampton Business Alliance asked, on behalf of the group’s membership, that the hearing remain open.
A proposed offshore wind farm to be situated 30 miles east of Montauk is in doubt in the wake of the Long Island Power Authority’s rejection of the project.
Village and town call for more samples and removal of contaminated soil.
A 54-year-old East Hampton man has been indicted on two sex-crime charges involving a minor after allegedly convincing an out-of-state teenager to take and send him nude cellphone photographs of herself.