Police and Fire

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.

Sag Harbor Firefighter Sues Village Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

A former Sag Harbor firefighter has filed a lawsuit claiming he was wrongly kicked out of the department after he was sexually assaulted by a fellow member.

In Other News: Hansen Sworn in to Sag Harbor PD, EH Historical Director Departs

David Hansen was sworn in as the newest member of the Sag Harbor Village Police Department during a village board meeting on Monday, November 6.

Suffolk County DA Spota: “I Will Be Leaving My Post”

Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota announced he would resign following his October 25 indictment on federal obstruction of justice charges.

Manafort’s Bridgehampton Home Caught Up in Probe

Paul Manafort, 68, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, was indicted Monday on federal charges of conspiracy against the United States.

Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Montauk

East Hampton Town Police, and the Suffolk County Medical Examiners Office, are investigating a single car motor vehicle accident on Star Island Road on...

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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?