Police: Flanders man arrested for DWI in Hampton Bays
Southampton police say officers pulled over a car after seeing it veer out of a lane on State Route 24 and State Route 27 just before 3 a.m. Saturday.
Exploring Amagansett's Mexican Cuisine: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants in Amagansett. Have you had the pleasure of dining in any of these establishments? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Real estate transfers: Feb. 23, 2024
Transfers of real estate in the Town of Riverhead and selected hamlets in the Town of Southampton reported for RiverheadLOCAL by Suffolk Vision title service on Feb. 23, 2024. Karl & Priscilla Williams to Maria Concoba and Edgar Pirir, 166 Brookhaven Avenue, $535,000, on Dec. 20, 2023. Riverhead 11901. Karl...
Suffolk County COVID-19 Update: Rise in Hospital Admissions and Local Vaccination Information
Suffolk County's latest COVID-19 update for February 21, 2024, shows a rise in hospital admissions. Compared to the previous week, there's a 14.1% increase, with 365 new confirmed cases. The rate of hospital admissions per 100,000 people was 12.9, a medium level.
Suffolk County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Suffolk County experienced a total of 5 reported crime cases. The breakdown shows that theft was the most prevalent crime, with 3 instances reported, followed by other types of crimes and a shooting incident, each with a single case. The crime data indicates that all theft incidents occurred on February 19, 2024. One of the significant incidents involved an officer from Bay Shore PD being stabbed by a suspect, who was subsequently shot by police and declared deceased. This incident, classified under 'Other', occurred on February 17, 2024, at 11:40 AM. The shooting incident also took place on the same day. The week's crime statistics reveal that theft cases have not decreased since the previous week, while the other types of crimes and shooting incidents showed no change in frequency. This information calls for heightened vigilance and proactive measures from law enforcement to ensure the safety of Suffolk County residents.
New Suffolk School Chooses Southold Ahead of Community Forum, Vote
The New Suffolk Common School, which is holding a March 5 community referendum on sending all of its students out of district to be educated, announced this week that it has reached an agreement to send the students to the Southold School District, where students in the district’s upper grades already attend classes.
Sixty-Something: The March To The Hamptons
As the familiar rhythms of the Hamptons begin to stir once again, signaling the approach of the next “Summer Season,” a sense of anticipation permeates the air. From the gradual awakening of second homes to the bustling activity in boatyards, the preparations for the summer of 2024 are well underway.
Ice cream bandits steal $640 of Häagen-Dazs on Long Island
LONG ISLAND - Police on Long Island are looking for a trio of sweet-toothed thieves who stole $640 of ice cream from a store in Suffolk County. Authorities say the heist happened February 12 at around 8:20 p.m. at a 7-Eleven store on Broadway in Huntington. The three suspects were...
Suffolk D.A.: Two Internal Revenue Service employees plead guilty in COVID-19 scam
Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney announced on Feb. 23 that Tina White, 36, of Bellport, and Shawana Williams, 45, of Centereach, each pleaded guilty to unlawfully receiving thousands of dollars for filing separate, fraudulent Small Business Administration loan applications. “At a time where people were falling ill to...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Southold, NY
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of southold..
Hate crimes investigation underway after man caught on camera harassing members of mosque
Authorities say the suspect made statements about freeing the Israeli hostages and when he was asked to leave, he refused.
Riverhead Police blotter: Feb. 21, 2024
A total of 99 incidents were reported by Riverhead Town Police on Feb. 21, 2024. Among them:. 10:27 a.m. Arrest, Ramblewood Trailer Park, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. A person was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance. 10:39 a.m. Aggravated Harassment, Park Road, Baiting Hollow. An incident of aggravated harassment...
Prix-Fixe Menus, Local Burger & More from the East End 'Food Seen'
Although we have to wait until April 7 for Spring Long Island Restaurant Week, there are many restaurants still offering prix-fixe menus, if you know where to look. Fresno in East Hampton is offering a two-course prix-fixe menu available Sunday through Thursday for $39, with a dessert add-on available for only $5.
Cheers to victory: Suffolk County’s top cheerleading teams vie for state championship bid
It was the elite 11 cheerleading teams who made it to the Suffolk County finals at Sachem East High School Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Class A and coed competitions looking to punch their ticket to the state championship round next month. Centereach High School team dazzled the fans in...
Parrish Museum Celebrates 'Artists Choose Parrish'
The conclusion of the yearlong Artists Choose Parrish exhibition series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill was celebrated with a reception and conversation featuring artists Alice Aycock and Amy Oppenheim. The duo delved into their personal connections with Dennis Oppenheim, whose works were featured in the exhibition’s second...
Billy Joel’s Best Record in 30 Years, Turn the Lights On
In the Hamptons, it’s easy to support local music when it includes iconic artists like Billy Joel, Student Body, and Beyoncé, just to mention a few. I know this is LNG territory, but I always listen to The Afternoon Ramble on WLIW (“Long Island’s ONLY NPR Station”). The deejay Brian Cosgrove throws some serious heat on his playlists and highlights new local music. So, when I heard that a Sag Harbor-based singer/songwriter had released a new single, I naturally turned up the volume.
Letters to the Editor: February 22, 2024
Here on Long Island, we love our schools, teachers and students. Our education system is the reason many come to the Island to raise their families because it contributes to strong, healthy communities and a balanced quality of life. We should all be concerned that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s [D] proposed...
Hampton Eats Has Everything
I have never heard of a restaurant that advertises and sells food from other restaurants, but that’s exactly what Hampton Eats does. It’s a remarkable place. They offer food from Villa Italian Specialties, Paul’s Pizza, Stewart’s Seafood, Hampton Coffee, The Montauk Bake Shoppe, and others. When...
Suffolk Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing 12-Year-Old Bellport Boy Suffering from Autism
Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Bellport child with Autism. Zsaleel Priester Murray, 12, left his residence, located at 685 Brookhaven Ave., on February 23 at approximately 3:20 a.m. Priester Murray is Black, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 60 pounds with black braided hair. He...
Southampton Town Councilman Declares Run for Thiele Seat
Democratic Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni has thrown his hat in the ring for the race to replace outgoing longtime New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. (D-Sag Harbor). The Sag Harbor resident is the first candidate to emerge in the race since Thiele announced his plans to...