Police and Fire

Southampton Town, Police Officer Settle Suit

Southampton Town has agreed to pay Lt. Susan Ralph of the town police department $120,000 and give her credit for 59 sick days of sick time and seven vacation days to settle a federal discrimination suit she filed in 2015.

Deer Path Residence Destroyed by Fire

Members of the Springs Fire Department battled a blaze that claimed a home on Deer Path and Springs on Tuesday afternoon, joined by members of the Amagansett and East Hampton fire departments in the effort.

Firefighters Battle Rooftop Fire at Lulu Kitchen & Bar in Sag Harbor

Firefighters battled a fire in Lulu Kitchen and Bar on Main Street in Sag Harbor Tuesday night.

Amagansett Man Acquitted in ‘Social Host’ Law Trial

Arthur W. Bijur was arrested after he allowed his son, a student at the Ross School, to hold a party in his home, at which youths allegedly snuck in alcohol, after prom on May 14, 2017.

A Quick Stop: Damage Limited In Bridgehampton House Fire

Firefighters from the Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor Fire Departments teamed up on Sunday afternoon to extinguish a fire that threatened the home of the fashion photographer Steven Klein.

Princess Diner Owners Plead Guilty to Theft

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Monday the guilty pleas of Richard Bivona, owner of The Princess Diner in Southampton and John Kalogeras, its manager.

State Comptroller Critical of Bridgehampton Fire District

An audit by the New York State comptroller's office has faulted the Bridgehampton Fire District for several alleged deficiencies, including allowing shared passwords in a computer system, not keeping adequate records, and not adhering to its own policies governing purchasing practices.

Caught on Video, Man Arraigned On Felony Burglary Charges

A 22-year-old Brentwood man stole a new 75-inch television from a house that is under construction on Taft Place Monday night, Sag Harbor Village Police said.

Firefighters Tackle Kitchen Blaze in East Hampton

A kitchen fire at the mobile home park in East Hampton brought firefighters from East Hampton and Springs to Oakview Highway where the blaze was extinguished without incident.

Drugs, Guns Found in Raid of Springs Home

Two brothers from East Hampton face multiple drug and weapons charges after an early morning raid on their Springs-Fireplace Road home Tuesday.

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.

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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.

A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.

Editorial: Rules for the CACs

Should a Citizens Advisory Committee in Southampton Town play the role of advocate before the Town Planning Board, opposing or calling for modifications in development proposals?