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  • For the second time this year, the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals is deliberating on an application from Christine Lemieux and Joshua Young to build a stone revetment to protect their bayfront property.
  •     After losing control of her 2002 Chevrolet in the parking lot of the Sag Harbor Post Office around noon last Thursday, a Sag Harbor woman crashed into the post office building, hitting it hard enough to put a gaping hole in it. A witness told police that he’d heard the engine revving just before the crash. The woman, identified in the accident report as E.M. Lewis-Johnson, 50, was helicoptered to Stony Brook University Medical Center with undisclosed injuries.

  •     Land surveyors working outside  a vacant Atlantic Avenue house in Amagansett reported finding several bagsful of beer and liquor bottles on the property on Nov. 1.
        East Hampton Town police had received a report two days earlier, the day after Hurricane Sandy, that the basement door to a neighboring house had been kicked in and several bottles of alcohol stolen. On Nov. 2, that same house was broken into in the same way. This time, however, a piece of clothing was left behind, leading police to the home of a local 16-year-old.

  •     The nighttime prowlers who have been targeting unlocked vehicles parked in various Montauk neighborhoods struck again early last Thursday morning, this time in the North Farragut Road area, but without as much taken as the week before, when they made off with thousands of dollars worth of electronic devices.
        Robert Gosman Jr. reported his Chevy pickup truck rummaged through, but nothing taken. John D’Agostino’s Jeep was also gone through, but again, nothing taken.

  • Montauk has been the target recently of night-time prowlers looking for unlocked cars. Ditch Plain and East Lake Drive saw a rash of incidents last weekend.
  • A combination of foresight and execution made all the difference as the Amagansett Fire Department, aided by trucks and men from Montauk and East Hampton, put out a blazing fire at the Sea Crest motel complex on Napeague.
  •     A combination of bad weather and no gas may have been what kept drunken driving to a minimum last week. Only two alcohol-related arrests were reported by local police, the lowest number in any one week in quite some time.

  •     James Collins, a lineman for the Long Island Power Authority, got a bad electrical jolt last Thursday when he touched a line he thought dead. In reality, the line was very much alive, sending a powerful electrical shock through the man’s body. He was rushed to the hospital, said East Hampton Village Police Chief Gerard Larsen.
        “He was concerned about his heart,” the chief said, adding that Mr. Collins, who normally works out of  Lake Ronkonkoma, was released from the hospital later the same day.

  •     Carlson Jacobs of East Hampton was walking on Tyrone Drive in Springs in the early evening of Nov. 5 when he was struck by a southbound vehicle which then left the scene. Mr. Jacobs wound up in nearby brush. He was reportedly knocked woozy, according to the police report. Officers brought him to police headquarters and then to Southampton Hospital, suffering what was described as minor bleeding to his head.

  •     Kathlena Williams of Mako Lane in Amagansett reported to town police at a little after 3 a.m. on Nov. 3 that she had seen a young man outside her house, apparently about to siphon gasoline from her parked car.
        “You’re not going to do that, no way!” she reportedly screamed, scaring the youth, who took off running, with a gas canister in hand, then sped away in a red 2001 Chevy.