The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a Springs woman early Tuesday, charging her with being part of a scheme that used local banks and local addresses to defraud seven elderly people across the country.
The idea that the federally owned Plum Island should be preserved and protected, not sold to the highest bidder and developed, found widespread support on Monday during a public hearing on the island’s future.
Two East Hampton Town trustees, one of whom is seeking re-election in November, have attended fewer than half of the board’s meetings in 2015 and a third, whose attendance has waned, has decided this will be her last term for the time being.
Agents took Ana P. Leon into custody at her Sycamore Drive house on Tuesday, claiming she and two accomplices used local banks and addresses to defraud elderly people across the country of nearly $700,000 by convincing them they needed to pay taxes and fees before claiming their winnings.
Nearly 700 students at the John M. Marshall Elementary School trekked to the grassy field next to the school on Friday morning carrying symbols of peace -- pinwheels they had made themselves during classes last week.
Shauna Stonemetz, the granddaughter of Glen Stonemetz Jr., who served as the Village of East Hampton’s chief of police from 1977 to 2000, was honored in a ceremony to mark her hiring as a public safety dispatcher.
Grappling with how to balance increased need for emergency medical services with the costs, the Springs Board of Fire Commissioners is seriously considering a paid program to supplement its volunteer ambulance crew.