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T.E. McMorrow
Drug overdoses caused the death of Hallie Ulrich, 22, last Thursday morning and the death the next day of her close friend, Michael Goericke, 28, according to police.
T.E. McMorrow
A warrant has been issued here for a man arrested in East Hampton Village last month, Edwin Fernando Gomez Llivisaca, 21, whom Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had requested be held in custody. Instead, he was released after bail of $2,000 was posted for him.
Taylor K. Vecsey
There was another primary on Tuesday: Lawrence M. Zacarese won his bid to run as a Republican for Suffolk County sheriff over State Senator Philip M. Boyle of Bay Shore.
Star Staff
New York voters will decide in November whether or not to hold a convention to amend the State Constitution, and on Tuesday at 7 p.m. the East Hampton Democratic Committee will lead a deliberation on the matter at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
Carissa Katz
“It looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland,” Kim Nalepinski said of her community of Coral Bay on St. John.
Jackie Pape
The driver of a 2010 Isuzu delivery truck ignored a clearance sign at the train trestle on Accabonac Road, near Hook Mill Lane in East Hampton, and hit it on Aug. 30 at about 1:20 p.m.
Star Staff
A paddleboarder landed on Gardiner’s Island on Aug. 26 and walked around taking pictures, one of which was posted on Instagram. The owner of the island, Robert Goelet, “wants the subject advised not to return to island, and the picture removed from Instagram to prevent others from entering island,” police reported, but “does not wish to pursue criminal charges.”
Joanne Pilgrim
Filming resumed in East Hampton this week for “The Affair,” a Showtime series based in a fictional Hamptons town. The series, which has been filmed here from the start, is going into its fifth season.
Joanne Pilgrim
With fall starting and the process of raking and cleaning up fallen leaves set to begin once again, officials are discussing the feasibility of having the East Hampton Town Highway Department collect bagged leaves from the roadsides along properties here.
Jon M. Diat
Our "On the Water" columnist enters the clam-shucking contest at Harborfest in Sag Harbor. At left, Peter Ambrose, top shucker.
Christopher Walsh
Environmental Conservation officers watched as party boat customers dumped hundreds of black sea bass overboard at Star Island in Montauk Harbor in defiance of their orders to stop.
Star Staff
A three-vehicle accident at Spring Close Highway closed a portion of Montauk Highway between Brent's Deli and Skimhampton Road in East Hampton Wednesday morning.
Christopher Walsh
Kathee Burke-Gonzalez and Jeffrey Bragman are the apparent winners in the Democratic primary for East Hampton Town Board, trailed by Zachary Cohen, who forced the primary after being passed over for the Democratic Committee’s endorsement.
Christopher Walsh
Four East Hampton Village lifeguards and a former lifeguard were recognized for their role in an ocean rescue at the village board's work session on Thursday morning.
Christopher Walsh
On Tuesday, registered Democrats can vote in a primary election to select the party’s two candidates for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, and members of the town’s Independence Party can select its 9 candidates for town trustee from a field of 10.
Judy D’Mello
Lisa Seff, a veteran science teacher at the Springs School, was on top of the world on Monday. While many here may have felt on top of the world in Labor Day’s perfect weather, Ms. Seff was actually there.