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Damaging winds Sunday night toppled telephone poles and brought down trees and electrical wires, where some of the strongest gusts were felt on the East End.
Dennis O'Grady, 50, a Montauk resident, died after a one-car accident on Sunday afternoon.
East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
Conditions on eastern Long Island are expected to deteriorate as the winds pick up and the rain continues to fall Sunday evening.
A spreading infestation of southern pine beetles in Northwest Woods in East Hampton prompted East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell to declare a state of emergency on Thursday.
Lawrence M. Zacarese, an assistant chief of the Stony Brook University police, and Errol Toulon Jr., a former New York City deputy corrections commissioner, are vying for the position in what has shaped up to be one of the most lively county races of the year.
With less than a week left before the old-fashioned pizzeria and Italian restaurant is taken over by new owners, the Venesina family shared a few stories about their 42 years on Main Street in Sag Harbor.
Manny Vilar is a first sergeant with the New York State Parks police and president of Police Benevolent Association of New York State. He is running for East Hampton Town supervisor, his first try at an elected office.
Timothy Sini, the Democratic, Conservative, Working Families, and Independence candidate, and Ray Perini, who will appear on the Republican and Reform Party lines, each hope to be elected to replace Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota.
East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. has conveyed his strong support for legislation that would make so-called “bump" rifle stocks illegal in New York State.
A Sag Harbor man was charged with multiple counts of drug possession, two of which were felonies, on Saturday night after an encounter with East Hampton Town police in Springs.
The Suffolk Legislature is to decide on the methods used by the Department of Public Works to reduce the number of mosquitoes in Accabonac Harbor and elsewhere.
The East Hampton Town Trustees’ harbor management committee is interested in the cost to Long Island ratepayers if a proposed offshore wind farm is built.