Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki, center, receives a plaque honoring the force for its work combatting the opioid crisis at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons’ Blue Dream Summer Gala on Saturday, August 25 from event co-hair Bruce Mosler, right, as co-chair John Catsimatidis looks on. The church donated $100,000 to the force to fight opioid addiction and $100,000 as well to the Nature Conservancy for its land preservation efforts, according to Father Alexander Karloutsos. The plaque Chief Skrynecki received reads, “Presented to the Southampton Town Police for their service in protecting the citizens of the Hamptons from the opioid crisis and for putting their lives in harm’s way to safeguard our American Way of Life.”
Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.
Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.
Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...