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Whalers Knock Off Southold to Advance in Postseason

Posted on 12 February 2015

The Pierson boys basketball team took its first step toward an elusive goal Thursday, beating rival Southold, 60-46, to advance from the opening round of the Suffolk County Class C playoffs.

Residents Concerned About What East Hampton Airport Regulations Could Mean for Montauk

Posted on 11 February 2015

As the East Hampton Town Board scheduled public hearings this week for controversial new airport regulations, which would effectively ban helicopters from East Hampton Airport on summer weekends as well as impose a strict nighttime curfew, another group aired concerns about the negative effects the laws could have on neighboring airports.

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House Explosion in Southampton Sends Two to Hospital, Closes Montauk Highway

Posted on 11 February 2015

Two men were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital to be treated for burns after the Water Mill house they were working on exploded at approximately 2:15 on Wednesday afternoon.

Cold Shoulder Turned to Sag Harbor Shoveling Request

Posted on 11 February 2015

Two weeks after the East End was pummeled by a blizzard that dumped 2 feet of snow in Sag Harbor Village, most sidewalks remain unshoveled in the village, prompting village merchant Nada Barry to once again take up the issue with the village board on Tuesday.

Vaccine Debate Rages On in Sag Harbor

Posted on 11 February 2015

The recent measles outbreak, which started in California, has evoked fear among parents, painful memories among doctors, and intense debate, finger pointing and even name-calling from all sides nationwide. The outbreak has fueled discussion on playgrounds, in waiting rooms, and on Facebook groups here on the East End, where an estimated 3 percent of school children are not fully vaccinated.

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Police Still Searching for Man Wanted in Attempted Armed Robbery in Sag Harbor Home

Posted on 11 February 2015

Police are looking for Ali Wisdom, 37, who they say entered a neighbor’s house on Hillside Drive in Sag Harbor on Tuesday night, brandishing a handgun and demanding the male resident’s money.

Although Mr. Wisdom remains at large, Sag Harbor Village Police Thomas Fabiano said, “he is known to us,” expressing confidence that he would soon be taken into custody.

Attorney Says Morpurgo Mortgage Holder Will Work with Village to Secure Property

Posted on 11 February 2015

Tearing down or even securing the crumbling Morpurgo house at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor may not be as easy as it at first might have appeared.

Reconciliation Sought at East Hampton Memorial Service

Posted on 11 February 2015

Referring to the representatives of Islam, Christianity and Judaism—the three faiths with tracing their roots to Abraham—Reverend Brunelle focused on their similarities, rather than differences. “There is one thing on which we do agree,” he said. “It’s not so much how we pray, but for what we pray.”

Sag Harbor Coalition Seeks Funding to Expand Work

Posted on 11 February 2015

A group of concerned parents, medical professionals, specialists and organizers are yet again seeking federal funding to professionalize the Sag Harbor Coalition, a group determined to curb alcohol and drug abuse in children.

Southampton Looks At Term Limits for All Advisory Boards

Posted on 10 February 2015

The Southampton Town Board wants to establish term limits for all appointed advisory boards, with the hope that it will inject some new blood into the system.