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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Village Trustee Seeks Additional Beach ParkingS. Thomas, Rand V. Araskog and Jessie M. Araskog—in October 2015, the suit clai
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
S. Thomas, Rand V. Araskog and Jessie M. Araskog—in October 2015, the suit claims that the Village of Southampton and the Southampton Town Trustees are unfairly and illegally allowing vehicles on a small portion of the beach in front of the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Fisher Steps Down As FRNCA President To Serve On Riverhead School Board - RiverheadPerez. Mr. Fisher, who owns Fisher Signs & Shirts in Southampton and lives in
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
Perez. Mr. Fisher, who owns Fisher Signs & Shirts in Southampton and lives in Flanders, said he still intends to run for Southampton Town Trustee this November as a member of the Democratic slate. However, he intends to step down from his unpaid... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Longtime FBI Officer Will Serve As Southampton Town's New Public Safety DirectorSouthampton Town will tap Steven Troyd, a 28-year law enforcement veteran with
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted yesterday
Southampton Town will tap Steven Troyd, a 28-year law enforcement veteran with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to head the municipality’s newly created Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. Mr. Troyd, 51, who lives in West... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
New Owner's Plan For Old Hampton Bays Diner Property Remains A Mysteryzoned “highway business,” and such a designation does not permit pharmacies—not
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
zoned “highway business,” and such a designation does not permit pharmacies—not even with a special exemption, according to Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman. He added that pharmacies are only permitted within the town’s shopping center... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Emergency Responders Called To Water Mill Accident, Tuesday - Bridgehamptonaccident occurred just before 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, near 1109 Head of Pond Roa
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, near 1109 Head of Pond Road in Water Mill. According to Southampton Town Police Sergeant James Cavanagh, heavy rescue responders were called to the scene. He said an unidentified... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Town Wants To Be Added As Plaintiff In Brookhaven's PSEG Lawsuitdecision to install approximately 175 enormous metal poles between its substati
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
decision to install approximately 175 enormous metal poles between its substations in Riverside and Eastport. On Monday, Southampton Town announced that it has submitted a “motion to intervene” in State Supreme Court, requesting permission to... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East Hampton Town, Nine Years After Financial Crisis, Scores Top Credit Ratinghas presided over the last three rating increases, upon hearing the news from M
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
has presided over the last three rating increases, upon hearing the news from Mr. Bernard on Monday. “We should all be.” Southampton Town was the first Suffolk County township to get a Aaa rating in 2014. The two major rating agencies usually... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Joe McLoughlin Brings Fresh Perspective To Southampton Village Planning Commissionand he’s also in favor of introducing dark skies legislation in the village tha
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
and he’s also in favor of introducing dark skies legislation in the village that, if adopted, would essentially mirror Southampton Town’s restrictions that limit light pollution. Additionally, he would like for the village to start offering... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
FRNCA president steps down to serve as Riverhead school board memberthe Riverhead Board of Education. Mr. Fisher, who’s been the civic’s president
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
the Riverhead Board of Education. Mr. Fisher, who’s been the civic’s president for over a year, will also resign from the Southampton Town Housing Authority. In addition, he plans to run for Southampton Town Trustee. Mr. Fisher made his... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Possible Shark Sighting Causes Four Southampton Beaches To Close To Swimmers On MondayThe Southampton Town Parks Department closed four oceanside beaches to swimming
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
The Southampton Town Parks Department closed four oceanside beaches to swimming on Monday following a shark sighting, according to officials. Southampton Town Parks Director Kristen Doulos said that unusually large fish were spotted close to the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Town Patrolman's Benevolent Association Endorses CandidatesThe Southampton Town Patrolman’s Benevolent Association announced its political
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
The Southampton Town Patrolman’s Benevolent Association announced its political endorsements this week, putting the organization’s support behind all three incumbent members of the Southampton Town Board. According to a press release from the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Jean C. Hildreth, Formerly Of Southampton, Dies May 23was often found in a position of service in the community, including sitting on
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
was often found in a position of service in the community, including sitting on many school boards and serving on the Southampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. In 1990, she decided to pursue her true calling: gemology. She completed her... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Two Officers Treated After Drug Bust Leads To Exposure To Heroin - RiversideTwo Southampton Town Police officers were treated for possible exposure to hero
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
Two Southampton Town Police officers were treated for possible exposure to heroin after a suspected drug dealer dumped a substance from his car window during a chase, police said. Charles Kendall Johnson, 32, of Riverside was arrested by the East... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Riverside man allegedly sold heroin linked to overdosesA Riverside man accused of selling heroin that is believed to be linked with se
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
A Riverside man accused of selling heroin that is believed to be linked with several overdoses within Southampton Town and Suffolk Country was arrested on several charges Wednesday following a “lengthy investigation into narcotic sales,” according to... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Southampton Blotter: DWI charge for man caught with fake identificationcaught with a fake identification card last Tuesday in Riverside after he was s
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
caught with a fake identification card last Tuesday in Riverside after he was stopped for a traffic violation, according to Southampton Town police. After Alex Neria, 25, was stopped on County Road 104, he was found to be driving without a license... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Campaign Diary: Southampton Town Supervisor Reelection Fundraiser Set For August 23Friends of Jay Schneiderman, the current Southampton Town supervisor, will hold
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 5 days ago
Friends of Jay Schneiderman, the current Southampton Town supervisor, will hold a reelection fundraiser cocktail party for him at the Sebonack Golf Club on Wednesday, August 23. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and the... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Riverhead man who cut off woman's handcuffs sentenced to jailfrom police custody and stole a car while wearing handcuffs, according to polic
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
from police custody and stole a car while wearing handcuffs, according to police accounts. Ms. Brown has initially led Southampton Town police on a chase in a car that had been reported stolen in Riverside, and she was eventually stopped and... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Main Street Overhaul Now Expected To Begin In Late Fall In Westhampton Beachborrow money at lower interest rates. To help offset some of the costs of the
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 7 days ago
borrow money at lower interest rates. To help offset some of the costs of the drainage work, the mayor said she will ask Southampton Town if the village can tap its Community Preservation Fund revenues because, now, up to 20 percent of the money... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Longtime Southampton Animal Shelter Dogs Get Special Training, Become More Adoptable6-year-old gray pit bull terrier, was on a leash, calmly sitting to the left of
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 7 days ago
6-year-old gray pit bull terrier, was on a leash, calmly sitting to the left of his handler, Derrick Nash, on Sunday at the Southampton Town Animal Shelter, when a stranger approached them.“May I pet your dog?” the stranger, Deborah Whitney, asked... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Police Departments Take Different Approaches To Special Events ProtectionIn response to terrorist attacks in the U.S. and around the world—and thanks to
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 8 days ago
In response to terrorist attacks in the U.S. and around the world—and thanks to a new police chief, Steven Skrynecki—Southampton Town Police officers may be seen carrying assault rifles and wearing bulletproof vests at events on the South Fork this... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Town Police Chief Worries About Growing Presence Of MS-13 GangAs authorities continue to crack down on gang strongholds in western Suffolk Co
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 8 days ago
As authorities continue to crack down on gang strongholds in western Suffolk County, Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki has voiced worries that those ongoing raids will push the gangs, and the violence that comes with them, eastward—and... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Consultants Push For New Traffic Light On Montauk Highway In Heart Of Bridgehampton - Bridgehamptonintersection of School Street, Montauk Highway and Corwith Avenue in Bridgehamp
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
intersection of School Street, Montauk Highway and Corwith Avenue in Bridgehampton tops a list of recommendations to the Southampton Town Board to address safety concerns along the hamlet’s Main Street. Ray DiBiase, a consultant with the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Board Of Elections Boots Havemeyer From September BallotThe Suffolk County Board of Elections has rejected Fred Havemeyer’s petition to
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
The Suffolk County Board of Elections has rejected Fred Havemeyer’s petition to challenge incumbent Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman for the Democratic Party line, ruling on Monday afternoon that he did not submit at least 500 legitimate... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Eight-Figure Sales Pile Up In Southampton Townof late contending a slowdown in house sales. This may be true elsewhere, but n
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 10 days ago
of late contending a slowdown in house sales. This may be true elsewhere, but not in east of the Shinnecock Canal in Southampton Town. There, not only are transactions continuing to take place at a steady pace but even eight-figure sales are... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Campaign Diary: Fundraiser Scheduled For Southampton Town Highway Superintendent ChallengerSupporters of Lance Aldrich, the Republican who is challenging incumbent Southa
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 10 days ago
Supporters of Lance Aldrich, the Republican who is challenging incumbent Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor in November, are hosting a campaign fundraiser for their candidate on Wednesday, August 9, at Trumpets on the Bay in... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Ruth Louise Bertrand Of Water Mill Dies August 2 - Water Millby her husband of 65 years, Frederick; and her daughter, Laurie Bertrand Weber.
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 10 days ago
by her husband of 65 years, Frederick; and her daughter, Laurie Bertrand Weber. Memorial donations may be sent to the Southampton Town Senior Program, Box 974, Hampton Bays, NY 11946. Funeral arrangments were under the direction of the... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Cardboard Boat Race returns to Peconic Riverfront: Videoboat and dressed up like Cruella de Vil with her posse of dalmatians. The race
The Suffolk Times / Posted 11 days ago
boat and dressed up like Cruella de Vil with her posse of dalmatians. The race kicked off with the annual race between Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. Mr. Schneiderman won this year’s... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Cardboard Boat Race returns to Peconic Riverfront: Videoboat and dressed up like Cruella de Vil with her posse of dalmatians. The race
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
boat and dressed up like Cruella de Vil with her posse of dalmatians. The race kicked off with the annual race between Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. Mr. Schneiderman won this year’s... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Southampton Blotter: Unlicensed driver caught driving drunkin Flanders last Thursday after a passing motorist observed him driving erratic
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
in Flanders last Thursday after a passing motorist observed him driving erratically with only three tires, according to a Southampton Town police report. Robert Stepankewich, 66, was pulled over by police on Flanders Road near Long Neck... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Three Men Arrested By East End Drug Task Force, Charged With Selling Drugs In Southampton Townwithin the Town of Southampton over the past week, police said. After a long-t
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 14 days ago
within the Town of Southampton over the past week, police said. After a long-term investigation into narcotic sales within Southampton Town, Skender Selimaj, 59, of Hampton Bays was arrested at his home on Hyler Drive on Wednesday, though police... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Democrats Bring Fred Havemeyer To Court Over His Petition To Run For SupervisorFred Havemeyer, a candidate for Southampton Town supervisor, will appear in cou
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 15 days ago
Fred Havemeyer, a candidate for Southampton Town supervisor, will appear in court on Monday to defend the petition he has filed with the Suffolk County Board of Elections. Mr. Havemeyer’s petition is being challenged by the Southampton Town... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Long Island Automotive Museum Sold For $5.1 Millionof the buyer, little is known about the new owners or future plans for the site
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 15 days ago
of the buyer, little is known about the new owners or future plans for the site. Connie Conway, the chief of staff for Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, said the town is not aware of what the Long Island Automobile Collectors LLC... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
LIRR Could Start Offering Additional South Fork Service Within Two Yearswhich would be weekday expansion first and, then in the spring, expanding the w
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 15 days ago
which would be weekday expansion first and, then in the spring, expanding the weekend service,” said Ms. Fleming, a former Southampton Town councilwoman. “The South Fork timetable is further out … I don’t think we’ll have changes to the South Fork... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
CPF Revenues Down In East Hampton, Up In SouthamptonCommunity Preservation Fund revenues increased by double digits so far this yea
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 16 days ago
Community Preservation Fund revenues increased by double digits so far this year in Southampton Town—but went down nearly as much in East Hampton Town. According to State Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.—who represents both towns—CPF revenues from the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
New Southampton Town Police Chief Deploys Anti-Terror Units To Summer EventsThere’s a new police chief in town, and one noticeable bit of evidence: Southam
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 16 days ago
There’s a new police chief in town, and one noticeable bit of evidence: Southampton Town Police officers may be seen carrying assault rifles and wearing bulletproof vests at events this summer. Police Chief Steven Skrynecki, who officially took over... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Southampton Town Pushes Affordable Housing ForwardSouthampton Town may soon have an easier pathway for developers to build afford
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 16 days ago
Southampton Town may soon have an easier pathway for developers to build affordable housing and for low- to middle-income families to afford to live in the town. The Town Board recently held a public hearing on a code amendment that would waive all... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Southampton Blotter: Minor car crash leads to DWAI arrestA Michigan man was charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol Sunda
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
A Michigan man was charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol Sunday in Flanders, according to Southampton Town police. Sebastian Pablo, 35, of Detroit was stopped on Flanders Road near Cross River Drive after being involved in a minor... Read more
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New York Post
Inside the illegal death traps where poor Hamptons workers live in squalorof whom cram entire families into a single room designed for short-term summer
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
of whom cram entire families into a single room designed for short-term summer visitors. The situation is in violation of Southampton Town laws, which defines a motel as accommodation for tourists “on a transient basis” and puts a cap on stays at... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
One Candidate Backs Out And Another Is Added In Southampton Town Trustee Raceof the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association, has joined a
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 19 days ago
of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association, has joined a list of candidates who are running for Southampton Town Trustee this fall. Mr. Fisher, a resident of Flanders, posted on Facebook on Friday that it was official... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Man Airlifted After 'Serious' Bridgehampton Crash On Friday - BridgehamptonA man was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital Friday afternoon after an crash on
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 20 days ago
A man was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital Friday afternoon after an crash on Hayground Road in Bridgehampton. Southampton Town Police Sergeant James Cavanagh described the crash, which was called in at 4:01 p.m., as a "serious... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Hampton Bays Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing A 21-Year-Old Disabled Man Posts Bailbail on Thursday. Mr. Raniello and his attorney, Daniel Belano of Islandia, ap
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 20 days ago
bail on Thursday. Mr. Raniello and his attorney, Daniel Belano of Islandia, appeared before Judge Barbara Wilson in Southampton Town Justice Court in Hampton Bays on Friday. Mr Raniello was told by Judge Wilson to make sure an order of... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Cones Are Key To Restoring Pine Forests Devastated By Beetle InvadersLee notes, the DEC recently awarded more than $500,000 in grant money to severa
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 20 days ago
Lee notes, the DEC recently awarded more than $500,000 in grant money to several Suffolk County municipalities, including Southampton Town, to assist with the purchase of new trees. More than 60 percent of that funding, or $300,000, was awarded to... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Suffolk County Purchases Two Affordable Housing Properties In Southampton TownThe Suffolk County Legislature recently approved the purchase of two properties
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 21 days ago
The Suffolk County Legislature recently approved the purchase of two properties slated for affordable housing in Southampton Town, accelerating the timeline of both projects. The two parcels—one in Tuckahoe that will be the site of a 28-unit... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Hampton Bays Diner Soldof state-recognized nonprofit. If a CVS Pharmacy moved in it would have needed
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 21 days ago
of state-recognized nonprofit. If a CVS Pharmacy moved in it would have needed to obtain a special exception permit from Southampton Town; the Moriches Bay Diner would have been a permitted use. Both options ultimately fell through, according to... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Fred Havemeyer's Petition To Run In Democratic Primary Is ChallengedSouthampton Town Democrats have filed a general challenge against Fred Havemeye
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
Southampton Town Democrats have filed a general challenge against Fred Havemeyer’s petition with the Suffolk County Board of Elections to run in a primary against incumbent Supervisor Jay Schneiderman in September. Gordon Herr, the Democratic Party... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Crime Is Down In Southampton Town, Police Chief SaysThe crime rate is down in Southampton Town compared to last year, according to
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
The crime rate is down in Southampton Town compared to last year, according to the town’s new police chief, who has recently pushed for new safety measures within the department—including a new counter-terrorism unit. Steven Skrynecki, who... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Thiele, Others Consider Challenging Zeldin In 2018on the rest of the field. He said he wants to avoid another Democratic Party pr
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 days ago
on the rest of the field. He said he wants to avoid another Democratic Party primary, as happened in 2016, when former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst first had to fend off a challenge by Dave Calone, a Democrat who had the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Work To Raise Dune Road To Begin Next Weekthe lowest sections of Dune Road is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, August 1, af
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 days ago
the lowest sections of Dune Road is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, August 1, after funds for the work were approved by the Southampton Town Board—over the objection of one town official who wants a more permanent fix. On July 20, the Town Board... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Two New Southampton Town Police Officers Are Sworn InSouthampton Town Police officers Erica Moncada and Katie White were sworn in by
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 days ago
Southampton Town Police officers Erica Moncada and Katie White were sworn in by Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer during a recent Town Board work session. Officer Moncada, 23, lives in Riverside and speaks Spanish. Officer White, 35, lives in Hampton Bays,... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
It's Time To Rethink Hampton Baysphotos. He then introduced a series of GIS maps illustrating asset allocations
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 24 days ago
photos. He then introduced a series of GIS maps illustrating asset allocations for Hampton Bays. From county parklands to Southampton Town parklands to barrier beach parklands to lands purchased through the Community Preservation Fund to lands... Read more
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