The National Transportation Safety Board report issued on Tuesday points, as expected, to bad weather as a major factor in the June 2 crash off Amagansett that killed Ben and Bonnie Krupinski, their grandson, William Maerov, and their pilot, Jon Dollard.
When Ben and Bonnie Krupinski died in a plane crash last month, along with their grandson and the pilot, East Hampton mourned the passing of a couple who had been so generous to the community. Their sudden loss shocked employees at Mr. Krupinski’s many enterprises and they were determined to carry on his legacy.
The Suffolk County district attorney’s driving-while-intoxicated task force put a crimp in the Fourth of July festivities for six men, five of whom police said were driving drunk in the early morning hours on Wednesday. Ten officers from eight police agencies, including the East Hampton Town Police Department, made six drunken driving arrests that day, according to Chief Michael Sarlo.
A 27-year-old Southampton man was charged on Friday with felony possession of marijuana and four misdemeanors after East Hampton Town police spotted contraband in the back seat of his car during a traffic stop.
The Rev. Dr. William Barber, a minister and civil rights leader from North Carolina who is president of the nonprofit Repairers of the Breach, will be the guest of honor at a fund-raiser for that organization on Saturday in East Hampton.
A survey probably isn’t needed, but if you ask just about any experienced fisherman in Montauk Harbor who is the king of rod-and-reel commercial fishing most are likely to agree that John Rade,is the one who wears the crown.
Maureen Raymo, a paleoclimatologist and marine geologist, will discuss her research on climate change over earth’s history on Saturday at the Nature Conservancy’s Center for Conservation in East Hampton.
Democrats on the South Fork will have to “fight in a way that we’ve never been asked to before” to elect Perry Gershon, the party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, the actor Alec Baldwin said at an Easts Hampton fund-raiser on Sunday.
Representatives from Tesla Motors, the California manufacturer of electric cars, made a pitch to the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday for a charging station to be situated in the municipal parking lot at Kirk Park in Montauk. The board expressed interest in the idea, but was less enthusiastic about the location.
The East Hampton Library’s upcoming Authors Night fund-raiser, to be held next month on an Amagansett field bought by the town with community preservation fund money, dominated a meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee.