Police and Fire

Trustees Consider New Cell Tower at Sag Harbor Firehouse

With little discussion or fanfare, Sag Harbor Village Trustees passed a resolution Tuesday night to seek proposals from cell phone companies to rebuild and modernize an existing antenna behind the Sag Harbor Fire Department headquarters on Brick Kiln Road.

Big Crime Down, Arrests and Calls Up in East Hampton Town

The East Hampton Town Police Department is reporting four-year lows in cases of larceny, burglary and criminal mischief and an overall high over that time of 970 arrests.

Fire Department’s Junior Program Gives Kids a Taste for Volunteerism

A successful volunteer fire department, much like a successful high school varsity basketball team, depends on a steady influx of new talent.

Southampton Town Police Chief Defends Dispatchers

Southampton Police Chief Steven Skrynecki said dispatchers are handling calls correctly and notifying the Bridgehampton Fire Department in a timely manner.

UPDATE: Commissioners Swear in Sieger as Chief in Bridgehampton Fire Department Vote

For the second time in a month, Tim Sieger has been elected chief of the Bridgehampton Fire Department.

Securing Sag Harbor: Arrests, Police Calls Rise Sharply in 2017

Calls for help from the police are up, arrests are up and traffic infractions are up, but don’t mistake this as a sign the village is unsafe or in decline.

Fire Breaks Out at East Hampton Indoor Tennis

A fire early Tuesday morning closed East Hampton Indoor Tennis on Daniel’s Hole Road in Wainscott, although the owner hoped to back open this weekend.

Chiefs Remember Cinema Fire A Year Later

Nineteen fire chiefs converged with the sole purpose of helping fight and extinguish one of the most serious fires in the village in modern times.

East Hampton Man Airlifted After Route 114 Accident

Michael J. Oblein, 34 of East Hampton was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment following a two-vehicle accident on Route 114.

Local Journalists To Collaborate on Opioid Crisis Reporting

Eastern Long Island’s weekly newspapers have joined together to form the East End News Project for the purpose of reporting and writing stories about...

Southampton Police Department to Offer Civilians an Inside View

If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be a police officer, the Southampton Town Police Department might have just the ticket for you.

Government: Southampton Adopts Budget and Settles Suit, Planning Board Adopts Checklist

The Southampton Town Board approved a $99.4 million budget for 2018 over the objection of Councilwoman Christine Scalera at a special meeting on November 20.

Opioid Task Force Hosts Forum on Addiction in Southampton

“If people admitted this was an epidemic across the board, I think we’d be making headway right now. We are now sweeping it under the rug,” former News 12 anchor Drew Scott said during the first public meeting of Southampton Town's Opioid Task Force.

Sag Harbor Village Will Bond for $475,000 for Radios

The Sag Harbor Village Board will bond for almost half a million dollars in order to replace emergency services radio equipment.

Ambulance Corps Donates New Ambulance to Village

What goes around comes back around, as the saying goes, and in Sag Harbor, an ambulance is about to make that trip.

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Business: Buzz Chew Discounts for First Responders, Dance Starts at HBTS

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School's 11th year of children’s dance classes began Monday, September 10, under the artistic direction of Sara Jo Strickland.

Savoring the South Fork en Plein Air

The “Summer Finale” exhibit at the Water Mill Museum acted as a call for their best work, and a third of the group pulled from both this past winter’s challenge and their archive to deliver — showing paintings, prints and drawings for the fourth year in a row.

Operatic History, Live, in “Don Giovanni in New York”

The upcoming performance of “Don Giovanni in New York” at Bay Street Theater will re-enact the events leading up to New York’s first Italian opera, while mirroring Da Ponte’s passion to spread opera in the New World.