A shift in party control in East Hampton Town Hall and the new appointees that come with it can create unique circumstances for the town’s appointed boards to wrestle with, as the zoning board of appeals discovered on Tuesday night.
Seeking to provide a haven for performing artists of all stripes, Josh Gladstone, the artistic director of Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, along with Jennifer Brondo, the theater’s general manager, is launching an ambitious, yet relatively inexpensive, campaign to provide space, time, and yes, even some money to such artists.
Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.
According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.
As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.
Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation.