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  • Police and code enforcement officers are investigating a Jericho company called Hamptons and Sons for hosting massive after-prom and graduation parties at rented houses.
  •     East Hampton Town police arrested Helena B. Flecker, 42, of Huntington, a little before midnight last Thursday, charging her with driving while intoxicated. Because her son was riding in the back seat, she was charged with aggravated D.W.I. and held on $1,000 bail.

  •     Last Thursday a little after 9 a.m., Thomas Barton of Springs backed his 2004 Ford pickup truck out of a driveway on Sherwood Lane in that hamlet and put it in drive, intending to head north, when he saw a water bottle fly up in the air, according to a report from East Hampton Town police.

  •    There are no happy stories in this place, at least not for me.
        Sure, there are weddings. Weddings are happy. Brides are pretty, grooms dashing. I don’t cover weddings. Weddings don’t make the front page and they don’t sell newspapers, unless they’re marrying two super-size flavors of the month, or unless it involves local royalty.
        Me, I get the aftermath, the wives beaten, orders of protection violated. Wife stabs husband in self defense? That will sell newspapers.

  •     Jeffrey Ahn, an honor student at the Trinity School in Manhattan, was struck and killed by a taxicab as he walked along Old Stone Highway from the Amagansett train station toward his family’s house on Arbor Lane on Saturday afternoon. He was 17.
    “Just a tragic, tragic accident,” East Hampton Town Police Chief Edward Ecker said on Sunday. “There wasn’t any drinking or drugs involved here,” the chief said of the driver of the Lindy’s taxi, Ladislav Smigura.

  •     Segundo J. Ordonez, 66, of East Hampton was driving a 1998 Chevy east on East Hampton Village Main Street near David’s Lane and drifting onto the shoulder on Sunday at about 10 p.m., village police said. Mr. Ordonez allegedly told the officer who pulled him over that he’d had two beers earlier in the night.

  •     An East Hampton man arrested on June 15 on a charge of child sex abuse stemming from an alleged 2004 incident was released last Thursday after time ran out for the Suffolk County district attorney to get an indictment.
        “This is all just a lie. All we can do is stand strong with our faith,” said Mary Soto, a niece of Martin A. Soto, 48, who was charged by East Hampton Town police. The alleged victim was under 13 at the time.

  • An East Hampton man arrested on a charge of child sex abuse stemming from an alleged 2004 incident was released yesterday after time ran out on the Suffolk district attorney to get an indictment.
  • Planning board favors a town buy to head off Oakview Highway subdivision
  • Accounts differ on which side started late-night fight outside Montauk bars