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Attorney Says Man Accused in Montauk Murder Has an Alibi

A week following Joseph Grippo’s arrest, his attorney, Daniel Russo, said in Suffolk County Criminal Court that his client had an alibi—he had been at work—the morning that Robert Casado, 38, was found barely breathing in Kirk Park in Montauk.

Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Mining at Sand Land

The appellate division of the New York State Supreme Court issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting all mining activities at Sand Land pending the court’s decision on whether to issue its own order to prohibit mining at the Noyac sand mine.

Mother of Twins Killed Thursday Arraigned in East Hampton; Held Without Bail

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart said on Friday during a press conference at Suffolk County Police Headquarters in Yaphank  that Ms. Campbell got out of her car at the entrance to Third House at Montauk County Park on Thursday and  screamed at responding officers, telling them to shoot her.

Town Considers Roundabout on Stephen Hands Path in East Hampton

East Hampton Town planners want the Town Board to consider creating a traffic circle, or roundabout, at the intersection of Stephen Hands Path, Long...

Town Brings SPF 30 Program to Beaches & Parks

On Tuesday June 25, Southampton Town Councilwoman Christine Scalera, representatives from Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, the Parks and Recreation Department and fellow Town Board members cut the ribbon for its new free SPF 30 sunscreen program.

The Push Is On For More Wind Farms Off the South Fork

Three wind energy development companies have asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to make the federally controlled sea floor off the South Fork available for wind farm leases. 

Boards Thinks Bridge Street Proposal For Uptown Pilates is Too Intense

A proposal by Uptown Pilates LLC to expand and connect three buildings at 23 Bridge Street in Sag Harbor is too intense a development for the low-lying property, members of both the Sag Harbor Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals said during separate meetings this month. 

Food Trucks on Farm Land is Up for Debate

Some farmers are now looking at incorporating food trucks as a way to bring people to farm stands, which would require a change to the Southampton Town code.

CPF Revenues Decline So Far in 2019 in 4 of 5 East End Towns

The stream of Community Preservation Fund revenues in the five East End towns to support land and historic preservation as well as water quality projects fell by 27.4 percent to $29.42 million in the first five months in 2019 compared to the $40.53 million collected during the same period last year.

Thiele Bill to Allow Towns to Impose Tax for Affordable Housing Awaits Cuomo’s Signature

Both houses of the New York State legislature have passed bills pushed by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. of Sag Harbor with the help of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle of Port Jefferson to allow the five East End towns to establish community housing funds to support affordable housing. The bill has yet to be signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Southampton Town Board Bans Intentional Balloon Release

Southampton Town Board members approved a ban on the intentional outdoor release of all balloons on Tuesday, an effort to reduce pollution and protect...

Plans Afoot to Restore Forlorn Historic House on Main Street

With its almost austere simplicity, its unusual 12-over-12 sash windows, its peeling gray paint, rotting white trim and weedy growth along its picket fence, the old house just south of the Sag Harbor’s  business district at 156 Main Street has stood empty and forlorn for years, its front door padlocked from the outside.

One Final Morning Program

The Pierson High School senior graduating class of 2019 was presented to the students, faculty, family and friends at the Sag Harbor Elementary School...

Man Was Lured to His Death in Montauk Murder Case

Joseph Grippo used a pickax to kill Robert Casado after luring him into Kirk Park, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini said.

Plans for Semkus Memorial Push Forward

Drew Harvey is hopeful the Sag Harbor School Board of Education will approve the construction of the work-out station with a memorial plaque in memory of Michael Semkus at its next meeting.

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The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

Pierson Grad Is Building a Career in Golf

Jack Brown today is a rising junior in the PGA Golf Management Program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.