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Christopher Walsh
Infighting and acrimony were put aside on Friday night as the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee nominated Councilman David Lys as its candidate for the town board seat he has occupied since he was appointed to it in January.
Christopher Walsh
A May 1 announcement from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that illnesses from tick, mosquito, and flea bites more than tripled from 2004 through 2016 came as no surprise on the South Fork.
Christopher Walsh
With the June 26 primary election fast approaching, the five Democratic candidates seeking to challenge Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District were measured in their remarks at a debate last Thursday at Hampton Bays High School.
Baylis Greene
After two years without a pastor, the First Baptist Church of Bridgehampton has a live one. And she’s a woman — a first in the church’s recently celebrated 94 years and a rarity in the Baptist church nationally.
Judy D’Mello
There’s some blue-sky thinking going on at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, intended to draw students into decision-making.
Christopher Walsh
Elaine DiMasi, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent the First Congressional District, will meet voters on Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Dow showroom at 14 Gingerbread Lane in East Hampton.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee will convene tomorrow night to select a candidate to run for a seat on the town board this November. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Medford man who spent nearly four years in prison for his part in a 2008 fatal attack on an Ecuadorean immigrant in Patchogue — a hate crime that made international headlines — is back in police custody this week following an arrest in Montauk.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A pedestrian was seriously injured in Montauk just after midnight on Friday after being hit by a car driven by an allegedly drunken driver.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Over $5,000 has been reported missing from a bank account belonging to a Montauk church.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An East Hampton Village police officer on his way to assist the Suffolk County district attorney’s driving-while-intoxicated task force in Southampton on Saturday evening ended up being called to duty a little earlier than expected.
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Mark Segal
Joe Pintauro died at home in Sag Harbor on May 29 in the company of his husband, Greg Therriault.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 66-year-old man from Philadelphia was ticketed after police found a dog named Houdini locked inside a car in Sag Harbor Village on Friday afternoon.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 19-year-old East Hampton woman was found lying on a trail in the Grace Estate Preserve in Northwest Woods Sunday morning, unresponsive, apparently from an overdose.
Jon M. Diat
For as long as I can remember, a strong tradition has surrounded the Memorial Day weekend in my family. It’s a pretty basic one actually: You had to put on your finest swim trunks and go for a swim (usually a very brief one) in the still chilly waters.