Homeowners in and near Sammy’s Beach in East Hampton have raised the money needed to replace a memorial bench that was destroyed on the night of Nov. 20 by vandals who broke it apart and used the pieces to make a bonfire.
The lawyer handling a civil suit alleging wrongful death for the family of Paul Hansen, the Noyac man found dead on the side of the road in August after the car in which he had been a passenger crashed, said on Tuesday that the district attorney seemed “pretty confident” an indictment on felony charges against the driver of the car, Sean P....
Southampton Town police said that while the circumstances surrounding the death of Lilia Aucapina is still actively being investigated, "at this time the death is not believed to be criminal in nature."
After nearly 20 years with the East Hampton Town Police Department, Lt. Austin McGuire, known A.J., is leaving for a new position as Sag Harbor Village’s next police chief. Starting in January, Lieutenant McGuire will take over from Chief Tom Fabiano, who announced his retirement in September.