News

Jamie Bufalino
Sag Harbor Village intends to use part of a 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike to build an 80-by-60-foot paved parking lot, where vehicles seized by the Police Department would be stored.
Johnette Howard
A GoFundMe page has been established on behalf of the family of Shannon Whelan, a Sag Harbor native and mother of three who died on Jan. 6 after going into cardiac arrest upon her arrival in Sydney, Australia.
Christopher Walsh
A report completed in November by a consultant to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation identified “four distinct areas of concern” with respect to perfluorinated chemicals in groundwater around East Hampton Airport in Wainscott.
Johnette Howard
The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, the Children's Museum of the East Hampton, the Spur, and the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery were among the recipients of the millions awarded locally by the state’s Regional Economic Development Council.
Johnette Howard
The Long Island district manager of the United States Postal Service has confirmed longstanding problems with customer service at the Montauk branch, but asked residents for more patience as attempts are made to implement changes.
Johnette Howard
The Town of Southampton could benefit from a community choice aggregation, or C.C.A., energy program like one Westchester County was first to establish in New York State.
Christopher Walsh
The establishment of an erosion control district for downtown Montauk is being studied. It would fund a sand-only beach replenishment project as an interim step while the town awaits the Fire Island to Montauk Point reformulation project.
Johnette Howard
Deer hunting season began Sunday in Suffolk County and runs through Jan. 31, joining small-game hunting and waterfowl hunting on the calendar, and renewing the annual push-pull between hunters pursuing an age-old pastime and residents concerned about safety.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 59-year-old man who police said was driving drunk spun his car around and hit a tree on old Stone Highway in Amagansett last Thursday evening.
Taylor K. Vecsey
East Hampton fire officials went to the CVS store on Pantigo Road twice last week due to a faulty heating system.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees elected a new deputy clerk at their organizational meeting on Monday. Jim Grimes, who was elected to the nine-member body in 2015 and re-elected two years later, was nominated to be one of the trustees’ two deputy clerks.
Star Staff
A decapitated deer was found on land off Georgica Close Road on New Year’s Eve. The property manager called police at about 10 a.m. He was told that if the deer was moved to the road, the village’s Department of Public Works would remove it.
Star Staff
Michael Forst was named the East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue 2018 member of the year at the group’s annual year-end dinner party at the Harvest in Montauk on Sunday.
Jack Graves
Angelika Cruz was honored recently as the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s female athlete of the year for her top-notch triathlon finishes in 2018, an honor all the more notable for the fact that teaching, coaching, and parenting leave little time to train.
Larry Penny
One of the big birds counted in the Dec. 29 Orient Christmas Bird Count, which includes North Haven, was the female Barrrow’s goldeneye, seen by Terry Sullivan, who has been covering that territory during annual count for 26 years running.
Jennifer Landes
Making a quick stay at the Kathryn Markel space in Bridgehampton through Sunday is the Neoteric Project’s group show “In the Cloud,” featuring work selected by Scott Bluedorn.