News

Suffolk County this week served notice that it may sue the town and demanded the restoration of the prime agricultural soil that was hauled away.
At issue is a multimillion-dollar contract for a school construction project that dates back to April 2002.
The New York State Department of Health confirmed a third human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County this week and is analyzing several other potential cases.
The East Hampton Town Police Department’s search for George Richardson of Dix Hills, who disappeared in the early morning hours of Aug. 28 from a motel in Montauk, intensified this week.
At about 1 p.m. Thursday, East Hampton Fire Department volunteers responded to a report of a barn on fire off Long Lane in East Hampton.
Lee Hnetinka, a 25-year-old Long Island man facing 60 charges in Southampton Town for allegedly renting houses in violation of the town code was arraigned on Friday.
Chosen in an election in July, Lance Cpl. Roger King is the youngest to have served as the post’s commander.
The family and police continue to believe that Mr. Richardson is alive, and the search continues.
Members of the town board requested clarification about a $118,000 bill for legal services.