Police and Fire

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.

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.

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More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including one called the “Sunrise Wind” project.

East Hampton Democrats Pick Slate, Endorse Incumbents

The committee endorsed Andrew Strong for town justice, nominated five incumbents to run for town trustee and endorsed a Republican trustee who is seeking re-election.

North Haven Likely To End Fall Leaf Pick-Up after 2019; Bans Seaplanes from Beaches

The Village of North Haven’s fall leaf pick-up in 2019 will probably be its last, Mayor Jeff Sander said at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting. Ending the leaf pick-up beginning in 2020 is the only way to resolve the fundamental unfairness of a program that benefits only people who live on public roads but costs all taxpayers a total of $45,000 to $50,000, he said.