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Even with Deaths Falling, Opioid Epidemic Rages On

Across Suffolk County in 2017, there were 396 opioid-related deaths — more than one a day for the year. Up to October 1 of this year, there have been 171 opioid deaths county-wide.

Legislator Fleming Announces NARCAN Workshop

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and Suffolk County Sheriff William Weick will partner with Pierson High School and Kym Laube of HUGS, Inc. to hold an educational class on how to administer NARCAN.

Springs Man Faces Felony Animal Cruelty Charge

A Springs man is facing a felony animal cruelty charge after allegedly killing a dog belonging to a family member on Sunday.

Police Swarm Downtown Sag Harbor for Alleged Violent Incident

People who live close to Main Street in Sag Harbor thought something terrible was happening when they were stirred from their slumber early on Wednesday by police lights flashing through their bedroom walls.

Low Tide Reveals Rusty, Old Handgun on Beach in Sag Harbor

A Brooklyn man renting a house in Redwood on Wednesday found a handgun while taking a walk on the beach directly behind the house.

Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.

White Knights to the Rescue in Crash with Jitney

Members of the East Hampton Fire Department’s “White Knights” Heavy Rescue Squad responded to an accident around 12:40 a.m. on November 10 at the bus stop on Main Street in East Hampton in front of The Palm restaurant to a report of a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.

Brannen Found Not Guilty of Harassment

ustice Rana found the complainant, construction worker Connor Kentoffio — who alleged that Mr. Brannen had threatened to beat him up and shoot him during an altercation outside the Brannen home on Wilson Place on April 17, 2017 — had not been forthright in his testimony.

Fire Destroys Home in Springs

Firefighters battle an early morning fire on Sunday, October 28, that claimed a home on Thanet Way in the Lionhead section of Springs.

Police Investigating Hit-and-Run Crash Tuesday in East Hampton

A 17-year-old pedestrian was injured Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash in East Hampton, and town detectives are seeking the public’s help finding the driver who was responsible.

Police Allege Sag Harbor Man Filed False Records for Dock Slips

Sag Harbor Village Police have charged village resident Matthew F. Keller, 41, with ten felonies after an investigation showed he allegedly falsified documents to help a friend who does not live in Sag Harbor pay resident dockage fees for a village boat slip.

Firefighters Battle Friday Night Blaze at East Hampton Estate of Ronald Perelman

Firefighters from six different fire departments battled a blaze at the main house at the Creeks, the East Hampton estate of billionaire businessman Ronald Perelman and his family, on Friday night.

Speakers Ask Town Board to Protect Latinos from Deportations

Thirty speakers, in sometimes emotional testimony, called on the Southampton Town Board Tuesday night to protect law-abiding members of the Latino community from deportations and family separations.

17 Trucks Taken Out of Service During Inspection Detail in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Village Police assisted officers from the New York State Department of Transportation in a safety enforcement detail throughout the village on September 20.

Sean Ludwick Denied Parole, Eligible Again in 2020

Sean P. Ludwick, who is serving three to nine years in state prison as part of a plea deal in the drunken driving crash that killed Paul Hansen of Sag Harbor in 2015, was denied parole on September 4.

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For One Night, “A Christmas Carol” Comes to Bay Street

Paul Hecht, Harris Yulin, Amanda Kristin Nichols and John Kroft will embody every side of Scrooge, and the colorful characters who cross his path, during a free reading of “A Christmas Carol,” followed by a sing-along, on Thursday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

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