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A Meadow Lane homeowner is asking a State Supreme Court justice to throw out special conditions that the Southampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals placed on a wetlands permit that the board approved last month for a dock at his bayside property. The homeowner of 1377 Meadow Lane, Stephen Hickey, argues in the lawsuit filed on July 8 that the then-chairman of the board, Mark Greenwald, who is also his next-door neighbor, should have recused himself from considering the application. The lawsuit calls the ZBA decision “tainted” by Greenwald’s “conflict of interest and bias.” The lawsuit notes that on multiple ... 12 Jul 2024 by Brendan J. O’Reilly

UPDATE: Toddler Pulled Unconscious From Pool in North Haven Sunday Has Died

UPDATE, THURSDAY, JULY 11: The toddler pulled unconscious from a North Haven swimming pool on Sunday died on Wednesday, July 10, Southampton Town Police announced today. The toddler had been found unconscious in the pool in the backyard of a Sunset Beach Road. Adults at the house had performed CPR on him and police and ambulance crews had rushed him Stony Brook University Hospital. ORGINAL STORY: A 2-year-old boy was found floating unconscious in a backyard pool at a house in North Haven on Sunday afternoon, July 7. Southampton Town Police said emergency responders were called to a home on ... 11 Jul 2024 by Staff Writer

Town Offers Free Sunscreen Dispensers at Beaches and Parks This Summer

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Thomas F. Cregan of Riverhead Dies July 9

Thomas F. Cregan of Riverhead died on July 9 in Riverhead. He was 78. He was born on September 16, 1945, in Queens. He is survived by his devoted wife, Eileen Cregan; his son Tommy Cregan (Amy); his daughter Kelly Cregan; and his granddaughter Whitney Cregan; as well as numerous other family members and friends. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Alma and James Cregan; and his brothers, the Reverend James Cregan and Robert Cregan. A visitation will be held at Scott-Rothwell Funeral Home in Hampton Bays on Thursday, July 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral ... by Staff Writer

Southampton DWI Arrests for the Week of July 11

Byron Cruz Escobar, 39, of Riverhead was arrested and charged with misdemeanor DWI on July 4 after a Town Police officer responding to a report of an erratic driver reported finding Escobar asleep behind the wheel of his running car on Flanders Road, near the intersection with Spinney Road. The drowsy driver failed a field sobriety test and was placed under arrest and held for arraignment the next morning, police said. Daniel Robert Kelly, 32, of New York City was arrested by Southampton Village Police shortly before 6 p.m. on July 4 and was charged with misdemeanor DWI after he ... by Staff Writer

Southampton Police Reports for the Week of July 11

SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — A Village Police officer found a man sleeping in a car at Gin Lane beach parking lot. The man informed the officer he works in the area and had decided to sleep in his car nearby to avoid the morning traffic jams. Police told him he was not allowed to sleep in a motor vehicle. SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE — A vending machine contractor reported to Village Police on June 28 that one of his gumball machines was missing. The vendor said that when he came to collect the revenues from the gumball machine at Paul’s Italian on Hill ... by Staff Writer

May Okon of Water Mill Dies July 5

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Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

DUNCE CAP: To various international media organizations — principally the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom and the New York Post — for the wretched treatment of a young local police officer for having the audacity to do his job. When a certain big-name singer (let’s not use any names for once, since everyone involved has gotten far too much ink already) was arrested a few weeks ago in Sag Harbor on a charge of driving while intoxicated, some media outlets in the feeding frenzy decided to focus sharply on the arresting officer, who may not have recognized the celebrity. ... by Editorial Board

In Unusual Fashion, Two Vie for Presidential Seat on Southampton School Board

For the first time in recent history, a pair of Southampton School Board members faced ... by Michelle Trauring