News

Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee has selected Councilman David Lys as its candidate for the town board seat he has occupied since he was appointed to it in January.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Rescuers saved the life of a 19-year-old who was found barely breathing from an apparent overdose in front of a Dunemere Lane house in East Hampton Village on Friday morning. Police, alleging that he had ransacked and damaged the interior, then arrested him on felony charges.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 52-year-old man from Bohemia was driving under the influence of methamphetamine in East Hampton, according to East Hampton Town police, who said they found five small Ziploc bags, three glass pipes, and one plastic tube, all containing a white residue, in a backpack on the passenger floor of his car. The residue later tested positive for methamphetamine.
Star Staff
A father, who was not named, called police to let them know that his son had lost his Google Chromebook. The son left his backpack at 71 Newtown Lane on May 18. When he went back to get it on May 28, it was gone.
Mark Segal
Joe Pintauro, a prolific playwright and fixture of the theatrical and literary worlds, died at home in Sag Harbor on May 29 in the company of his husband and partner of 40 years, Greg Therriault. He was 87.
Christopher Walsh
The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ division of vector control planned to apply larvicide to multiple salt marshes in the Towns of East Hampton and Southampton yesterday and today. The action is to control mosquitoes through the application of methoprene and Bti by helicopters flying at low altitude.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The 19-year-old woman who passed out following a drug overdose and was found on a trail in the Grace Estate in Northwest Woods, East Hampton, on Sunday morning has died.
Star Staff
Southampton Town received a AAA credit rating from Standard and Poor’s on May 30. The rating, the agency’s highest, was assigned to the town’s 2018 municipal bonds, which will be used to finance infrastructure projects as well as improvements to parks and beaches, public safety, and technology.
Jon M. Diat
After several years of preparation, the iconic Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton is ready to play host to the world’s best golfers next week at the 118th U.S. Open. Practice rounds begin Monday morning; the tournament is to begin next Thursday.
Jon M. Diat
The next time you fill up your boat with fuel, you may want to have an extra credit card handy. Like the steadily increasing price on land, the cost to top off your tank at your local fuel dock has probably made you flinch.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Three days after a plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, police are back in the water looking for two missing victims and parts of the aircraft.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Services have been scheduled for members of the Krupinski family who died when their plane crashed into the ocean waters off Amagansett on Saturday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
With the Coast Guard suspending its search for the two missing people and the plane that crashed Saturday, the East Hampton Town Police Department is officially calling it a recovery effort.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for the plane and its two missing occupants because of "rapidly deteriorating sea conditions," East Hampton Town police said Sunday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Ben Krupinski and his wife, Bonnie Bistrian Krupinski, were among those aboard a small private plane that crashed into the ocean Saturday afternoon, East Hampton Town police said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Rescuers saved the life of a 19-year-old who was found barely breathing from an overdose in front of a house in East Hampton Village Friday morning. Police arrested him on felony charges after they found he had ransacked and damaged the interior.