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  • Two men accused of running a Ponzi scheme, siphoning off some of the misappropriated investors’ money to prop up the failing Panoramic View resort in Montauk, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges alleging an almost decade-long string of thievery and deceit
  •     A Montauk driver who was convicted of a felony heroin charge a year ago was arraigned on the same charge in court on Sunday.

        East Hampton Town police also accused Jonathan M. Elsis, 26, of possession of heroin and possession of a hypodermic needle, both misdemeanors.

  •     Sag Harbor police arrested a Bridgehampton man on Saturday afternoon after he allegedly drove deliberately into a traffic control officer, knocking him down.
        The young T.C.O., Zachary Proctor, saw Eric S. Price, 48, attempting to make an illegal left turn onto Main Street across a safety zone and a crosswalk, and stood in front of his 2012 orange Jeep Wrangler, telling him that he had to turn right. Mr. Price kept going, police said, making the left turn and striking the officer.

  •    This year’s Barcelona Point, Northwest Harbor boat party produced a lot of good times for most participants, but not for two boaters who were arrested on charges of boating while intoxicated.

    Thomas Lambert, an East Hampton Town harbormaster, along with a Shelter Island harbormaster, Peter Vielbig, and a Coast Guard officer, stopped a boat being operated by Brendan T. McCay, 25, of Springs on Sunday afternoon. It was east of Barcelona Neck at the time. Police said the boat was overloaded and that there were “several” violations.

  • A report of a “suspicious person” on Sean Combs's street Friday led East Hampton police to arrest the man accused of stalking the music mogul for the second time in two years.
  •    Great drama is found, most often, not in the lines the actors speak or in the sound and fury they unleash onstage. No, great drama reveals itself in silence, dreaded silence, when those in the audience peer into the souls of the characters onstage and by doing so look truthfully into their own souls, warts and all.
        More than just warts are revealed in Chad Beguelin’s fine new play, “Harbor,” currently playing at 59E59 Theaters in New York.

  •     Timing is everything in music, dance, and comedy. Marcia Milgrom Dodge, the director-choreographer of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” running at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor through Sept. 1, has always had a perfect sense of timing, onstage and off.
        Born in Detroit, she started dancing when she was a child.

  • South Fork roads saw numerous accidents this past week. The worst, a fatal crash on County Road 39A in Southampton last Thursday
  •     Three one-car crashes last week ended in charges of driving while intoxicated, and four people, two of the drivers and two passengers, ended up in the hospital.

        A New York City man was arraigned on the charge Sunday morning in East Hampton Justice Court after a crash Saturday night in Amagansett. Richard D. Forman, 49, was westbound on Cranberry Hole Road in a 2002 BMW convertible with its top down when he failed to negotiate a curve near Bendigo Road, according to East Hampton Town police.

  •     Sag Harbor Village police arrested a Bridgehampton man Friday on charges that he assaulted a couple and endangered the welfare of a child. It was at least the third time that William J. Walker, 32, has been arrested in the past two years, and the second time he has been charged with assault.

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