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At least two people were taken to the hospital with what Gerard Turza, the second assistant of the East Hampton Fire Department, said were non-life-threatening injuries.
Fire department chiefs and captains from Southampton to Montauk got early wake-up calls Tuesday morning when residents called 911 about the smell, which turned out was coming from a massive brush fire in New Jersey.
Two men escaped injury on Thursday when the 50-foot, 3,300-horsepower racing catamaran in which they were attempting to set a new record for circling Long Island, struck a buoy while going 148 miles per hour.
Sean P. Ludwick, the New York real estate developer accused of being drunk at 2 a.m. on Sunday when his 2013 Porsche convertible crashed into a utility pole, killing his passenger, Paul Hansen of Noyac, appeared in Southampton Town Justice Court on Friday.
For more than 60 years now, East Hampton Village officials have seesawed over the acquisition of two centuries-old workshops, improbably preserved by a series of owners on the dunes off Further Lane with most of their original features intact.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has moved to protect horseshoe crabs, which have experienced a decline, by giving the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation extended authority for two years to limit the harvesting of females, those at beaches where shorebirds feed on their eggs, and those that are mating, a prevalent practice.
The East Hampton School District is blaming the United States Postal Service for a delay in mailing back-to-school packets, which school officials said had resulted in parents’ flooding school offices with panicked phone calls.
In February, Rose found herself at a police station with her young daughter in tow after a domestic abuse incident, confused, scared, and unsure what next steps to take. A social worker at the police station told Rose she could seek counseling, but Rose envisioned a scary gym filled with drug addicts and cots.
When Laurie Cancellieri called this newspaper on Monday to report that a memorial plaque in honor of her son on a teak bench at the eastern Ditch Plain Beach was missing and presumably stolen, she had no idea the plaque would be returned before the issue went to print. But she did have a clue.