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  • A motorcyclist was gravely injured in an accident involving another vehicle in Montauk on Friday evening. He was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.
  • John Darren Re of East Hampton, accused of passing off over 60 worthless paintings to wealthy buyers as made by Jackson Pollock, was sentenced to five years in federal prison.
  • The Breakers Motel on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk is going back to the future.
  • The victims of a Ponzi scheme involving Montauk’s Panoramic View resort have waited three years now for the property to be sold, and they are waiting still, losing thousands of dollars every day from the fund established to pay them back.
  • Sag Harbor Village police arrested a Hampton Bays woman late Saturday night on drunken-driving charges after an East Hampton Village police dispatcher relayed a tip from a motorist of an erratic driver on Route 114. An officer spotted the car and reported seeing it swerve across the bike lane, almost striking a concrete barrier. 

  • The 29-year-old man who police say murdered his wife before taking his own life at their house in Mastic Beach Thursday was a Bridgehampton native, Wayne Street. His wife, Jenni Lee Street, 28, worked at Southampton Hospital.
  • A Native American burial site, which was discovered in 1917 off Springs Close Highway in East Hampton, has split the town planning board down the middle in connection with a subdivision application for property across the street.
  • A controversial proposal for Duryea’s Dock in Montauk — to remove all the structures on the site and replace them with a restaurant and an open deck with a total capacity of 353 patrons — was tabled on April 22 before the East Hampton Town Planning Board could consider it.
  • When the East Hampton Town Planning Board met on April 22, all the stars seemed — at first, anyway — to be aligned for the approval of a proposed 40-acre subdivision of mostly open Wainscott farmland into seven buildable lots and a large agricultural reserve.
  • A house on Georgica Road in East Hampton Village was burglarized sometime between April 17 and last Thursday, when the homeowner called police.

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