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The East Hampton Town Trustees have closed Georgica Pond in East Hampton and Wainscott Pond to the harvesting of shellfish, crabs, and other marine species until further notice after detection of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, blooms in both ponds.
Train service east of Speonk suspended after Sunday morning report of a bomb.
Huge blue billboards promoting New York State's I Love New York campaign popped up Thursday on West Lake Drive in Montauk, prompting backlash from residents and elected officials alike.
For two hours on Thursday, Dylan Eckardt, the self-proclaimed 'Prince of Montauk,' was a wanted man. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky issued a warrant for his arrest at 12:20 p.m. after he failed to appear in court for a conference.
Arson detectives are investigating a fire at an Academy Award-nominated composer's house in Amagansett at the start of the July Fourth weekend.
When lightning knocks out the electricity, the Internet is down, or a hurricane renders cellphone contact all but impossible, it will be people like the members of the Bonac Amateur Radio Club who will be there to help.
This year, while acknowledging continued challenges in dealing with a swollen summer population, town officials expect a number of new laws, policies, and procedures to tone down and maybe even avert mayhem.
A costly contest to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District in the House of Representatives remained too close to call and will come down to absentee ballots.
Heavy traffic on Bridgehampton’s Main Street now a safety issue, Southampton Town supervisor says.