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District Attorney Launches Office Of Immigrant Affairs

Since its founding in 2002, Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island (OLA), has been working with local crime victims. From that vantage point, this week OLA Executive Director Minerva Perez dubbed the launch of the District Attorney’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) announced by District Attorney Tim Sini, “a very important step for the Suffolk D.A. to take.”

Suspect In Colorado Murder Apprehended In Sag Harbor

The investigation involved Sag Harbor Village Police, who were contacted by police from North Plainfield, New Jersey, on October 4, who told them Ms. Cruz had been reported missing and was believed to be at the Sag Harbor Inn. When Sag Harbor Police arrived at the motel, they found William Cruz, who was taken into custody and taken to the hospital for treatment, State Police said in a release.

Sag Harbor Fire Chief Outlines Need For Fireboat

Sag Harbor Fire Chief Outlines Need For Fireboat

Bridgehampton Woman Said She Was Victim Of Racist Confrontation At Sag Harbor Launderette

Nia Dawson of Bridgehampton, who said she was a longtime patron of the laundromat, said she believed William A. Tabert, the owner, had harassed her, culminating with him shoving her with his shoulder, knocking her off balance as she tried to enter, because she is Black.

Lawmakers Urge Passage of ‘Death by Dealer’ Statute

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini and New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky were joined by Senator Anthony Palumbo, Assemblywoman Judy Griffin, Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and members of the Suffolk County Legislature to announce the introduction of a bill that would create a new section of felony crimes for dealers whose drug sales lead to overdose and death.

Local Teacher Rescues Distressed Boaters At Long Beach

Local Teacher Rescues Distressed Boaters At Long Beach

Police Chief Tells Bridgehampton Residents No Easy Fixes For Traffic Woes

But most who attended a discussion with Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki sponsored by the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee wanted to know what could be done to get drivers to slow down, stop at stop signs, yield to pedestrians and bicyclists, and put their cellphones down.

Five Killed In Two-Car Crash, Quogue Police Vow To Determine Cause

At a press conference in front of Village Police headquarters on Tuesday, July 27, Quogue Police Chief Christopher Isola described the horrific scene that played out on the village streets just days before.

Stephanie Bitis Sentenced To 15 Months For Defrauding Employer Of More Than $300,000

U.S. District Judge Gary R. Brown said he considered Ms. Bitis’s service to the community and the support of her friends, family and current employer and the efforts that she has made so far toward restitution, but considering the “significant magnitude” of the crime plus the fact that she had engaged in similar behavior before, an “incarceratory sentence” was warranted.

‘Wear Your Seatbelts,’ Coach Warns Following Dramatic Highway Crash

Troopers said she was driving westbound in the right-hand lane, when she clipped the rear of a pickup truck traveling in front of her after moving to the left-hand lane in an attempt to pass. Ms. Martinez Arias then moved back over into the right-hand lane and struck a third vehicle, driven by Mr. Bramoff, which left the road and overturned on the shoulder. There was a driver and three passengers in the second vehicle, none of whom were injured. Ms. Martinez Arias’ sedan came to a rest on the median a few hundred yards down the road.

A Quarter Century Later, Tragedy of Flight 800 Lingers

Twenty-five years ago Saturday night, Paris-bound TWA Flight 800 exploded in the air about 10 miles south of East Moriches, killing all 230 passengers and crew on board and casting a pall that lingered across Long Island for weeks afterward, as search and recovery teams labored to retrieve the remains of the victims and pieces of the wreckage from the ocean floor.

Main Street Traffic Snarled As Sag Harbor Emergency Workers Free Woman’s Hand From Under...

Sag Harbor emergency service workers blocked off Main Street in the village from Carruthers Alley north to Bay Street shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday morning as they attempted to free a woman whose hand was stuck under the seat of her late model BMW SUV.

Q&A: Bill Bratton, Now A Hampton Bays Resident, Watching Local Police Reform Efforts Closely

Bill Bratton, Now A Hampton Bays Resident, Watching Local Police Reform Efforts Closely

Finally, A Little TLC For Sag Harbor Fire Department Museum

But concern over the museum’s collection of fire memorabilia and the soundness of the building itself, which was constructed in 1833, has spurred the Village Board to commission Cameron Engineering to undertake an initial study to determine what needs to be done to protect it.

Timing Is Everything In Owlet Rescue

Serendipity came into play on Thursday afternoon, June 10, when a fledgling screech owl fell from a nest in Mashashimuet Park and fluttered about the ground helplessly.

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