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Star Staff
Eddie Diaz, 31, was walking a friend’s dog on Pantigo Road last Thursday at 2 a.m. when he tied it to a tree. He then left the area and could not remember where he had tied the dog up. An officer found it in front of 61 Pantigo Road and reunited it with its owner.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 56-year-old Sag Harbor man was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexually abusing a child in Springs in November, East Hampton Town police said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Two men armed with guns tied up a man inside his house in Springs and demanded cash early on Thursday, East Hampton Town police said.
Jennifer Landes
The old adage “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” will be upended at the Ross School on Saturday when two award-winning screenwriters offer their insights on creating film scripts as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab weekend.
Judy D’Mello
Mariana Sanchez, a native of Mexico and now of Amagansett, has her set design work on display at New York City’s Lincoln Center in a production of “Marys Seacole” through Sunday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
When fires break out, fire departments and ambulance companies are well equipped for emergencies, but they are not always prepared for dealing with four-legged victims, although they try to do so.
David E. Rattray
When John Nicholas closed down his family’s marina on Folkstone Creek in Three Mile Harbor at the end of the boating season last year, he did so in the hope of converting it into a facility able to produce as many as one million oysters a year for the commercial market.
Johnette Howard
A bipartisan group of county legislators has joined the Suffolk County executive’s office in turning up the heat on County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. for his unilateral decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who participated in an innovative septic-system upgrade program designed to help protect the area’s water supply.
Star Staff
A Suffolk County bus driver called police because she believed a man had followed her in a Jeep while she made routine stops between the East Hampton Village train station and Montauk on March 10 and again on March 17.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 54-year-old East Hampton woman was charged on Sunday with a felony after she allegedly assaulted her elderly mother.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The 21-year-old Springs man accused of killing his aunt’s dog late last year may soon take a plea deal if a Suffolk County Criminal Court justice is satisfied with written material supplied during a court appearance on Friday.
Jamie Bufalino
A new food store will be opening soon at the former site of the Hampton Market Place on Race Lane in East Hampton Village.
Johnette Howard
Attending the prom can be a milestone moment for high school students, but also a pricey one. With that in mind, the Suffolk County Library System is expanding its programs to help make the experience more affordable.
Johnette Howard
The East Hampton School Board concluded its fourth and final budget workshop on Tuesday still hewing to the expectation it will not pierce the state-mandated cap on tax levy increases in the upcoming school year.
Isabel Carmichael
Already a seasoned traveler by the time she married her first husband at age 24 in Hong Kong, Maralyn Christie-Miller Rittenour seemed to have adventure in her blood.
David E. Rattray
Sandbags placed on the Gardiner’s Bay shore on behalf of the designer Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, and a neighbor have blocked a traditional beach access path used by residents of Bay View Avenue on Lazy Point in Amagansett.