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  •     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
  •     Gloria Sanchez of Montauk was westbound on Montauk Highway in a 2006 Honda Friday morning when, she told police, she felt “light-headed.” She passed out near the intersection of Wainscott Northwest Road, losing control of the car, which veered off into the woods.
        The Honda was not totaled, but was towed away after Ms. Sanchez was taken to Southampton Hospital, complaining of chest pains. The car’s undercarriage and driver’s-side front end were damaged, with repairs estimated to be less than $1,000.

  • East Hampton Town police arrested Martin A. Soto of East Hampton and charged him with having committed a criminal sexual act in the first degree in 2004.
  •     After holding scheduled public hearings on June 12, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals went into a work session and debated the proposed development of three contiguous lots located on the border of the Montauk Downs golf course on South Fairview Avenue, Montauk.

  •     A building permit for a property on Abraham’s Path in Amagansett that was rescinded, then reinstated, was again rescinded, this time by the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. The board voted 5 to 0 on Tuesday night to make the permit issued by the town’s acting chief building inspector, Tom Preiato, null and void, at least for now.

  •     An East Hampton Town police officer sent to the scene of an accident a few minutes after midnight on June 3 ended up arresting the driver, Jose M. Tacuri, 25, of Amagansett, charging him with driving while intoxicated.
        According to the police report, Mr. Tacuri was standing near a 2000 Toyota with its key still in the ignition and the engine running. It had crashed into a tree off Spring Close Highway in East Hampton.

  •    At the heart of comedy is emotional pain. Pain raised to a heightened level, to the point where all you can do is laugh. And laugh you will at the brilliant revival of Murray Schisgal’s “LUV,” directed by Lonny Price, playing at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall through July 1.

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