In a fast turnaround, the two major parties have selected candidates for the upcoming special election in the Town of Southampton to fill the vacancy left by Brad Bender, who resigned late last month after pleading guilty to a drug-related charge.
Condemnation of the stretches of oceanfront known as Truck Beach, as well as a smaller area to the east, would represent a town attempt to end lawsuits brought by several homeowners associations and individuals seeking to block access by four-wheel-drive vehicles.
The former district clerk of the Springs School District is planning to sue the district, asserting that she had been wrongfully terminated and suffered “extreme emotional and psychological stress” resulting from a “hostile work environment.”
Having gained the approval of the Bridgehampton School administration to proceed with making a documentary about the school’s Killer Bees basketball team, Orson and Ben Cummings are in the midst of their first full week of filming.
An East Hampton couple, both 21 years old, are facing felony charges after being arrested in separate incidents occurring within two days of each other. Both spent the holiday weekend in the county jail.