Villages

Sean P. Ludwick, 45, was sentenced Wednesday to three to nine years in state prison after pleading guilty in August to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Paul Hansen of Noyac in August 2015.
Sydney Ireland, a part-time resident of Bridgehampton, has spent the past four years publicly advocating that girls be admitted as full members of the Boy Scouts. Still, the news came as a surprise.
The southern pine beetle, which decimated pine forests in the southern United States and New Jersey before spreading to Long Island’s pine barrens, has reached East Hampton and devastated a six-acre portion of woodland in Northwest owned by the county and town.
The East Hampton Village Board took a long look into the future at its work session last Thursday, with agenda items that included affordable housing, accessory structures, and a dramatic re-imagining of the village as presented by two architects.
After sending volunteers to Texas, East End Cares to hold benefit in Montauk Saturday.
Drew Bennett, an environmental consultant to the village, told the East Hampton Village Board at its work session last Thursday that the 7,700-foot-long concrete drainage pipe that runs from Route 114 to Georgica Pond, constructed in 1935, is still functional.
It has been a bad 10 days for dolphins on the South Fork. Two that washed ashore within two days on the ocean beaches in Napeague and Amagansett last week appear to have died after becoming entangled in fishing nets, according to officials.
Ed McDonald, East Hampton Village’s ocean beach manager, delivered an upbeat report on the summer season to the village board at its work session last Thursday.
A vote by the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday to ban parking on a grassy area off Edgemere Road bordering a dirt road that ends at the Montauk Firehouse was a great relief for residents of the two houses across from the area, which has been used by patrons of the nearby Surf Lodge.
An ongoing discussion about a possible deletion in the Sag Harbor Village code having to do with the posting of notices for every application made to the board of historical preservation and architectural review continued during the village board meeting on Tuesday.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has asked the United States secretary of commerce to take strong action to alter quotas on fluke that he said are hurting New York’s commercial fishing industry.
October is domestic violence awareness month, which is fitting for a new lecture and workshop series about healthy relationships and self-esteem building that will be held at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton.
A bottle was found along a beach in the Normandy region in northwestern France containing a message that had been sent from Montauk in 2008.