Drunken Driver Who Hurt Cop Is Spared Jail Time

A former real estate agent from East Hampton who injured a town police officer in a drunken-driving crash over Labor Day weekend pleaded guilty to several charges in Suffolk County Criminal Court on Monday and as a consequence will avoid jail time.

The Hedges-Edwards Barn, dating from around 1770, was originally located on the west side of Main Street in East Hampton, where the library now stands. E.J. Edwards first moved it around 1910 to his nearby property on Edwards Lane.

“Man of La Mancha,” the classic 1965 musical, will open at the Quogue Community Hall today and run through April 7. The production is the first fully staged musical in the 34-year history of the Hampton Theatre Company.

The photographs of Renate Aller and Jean-Luc Mylayne reflect an obsessive focus on the poetry and mystery of the natural world. On Sunday, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will open solo exhibitions of each artist’s work that complement each other while at the same time highlighting the differences between their approaches to their subject matter.

Leaf blowers

Village Eyes Summer Ban on Leaf Blowers

East Hampton Village is considering laws that would vastly restrict the use of gas-powered leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment in the summer months and require landscapers to obtain licenses.

A former real estate agent from East Hampton who injured a town police officer in a drunken-driving crash over Labor Day weekend pleaded guilty to several charges in Suffolk County Criminal Court on Monday and as a consequence will avoid jail time.

ARF’s network of Operation Cat volunteers provides food, water, and shelter for more than 1,000 cat colonies on the East End, ranging in size from two to 30 cats. The ­caretakers tend to the colonies with at least one daily visit. 

Block Island Sound

Town Not Liable for Erosion West of Montauk Jetties

A 2018 jury trial and verdict concluding that the Town of East Hampton was responsible for erosion west of the jetties at Montauk Harbor was overturned on Friday, when a judge granted the town's motion to dismiss the lawsuit.
Shadmoor Letdown

   What a letdown. The Federal Government has axed the money it would have appropriated next year to buy Shadmoor, a breathtaking 98-acre tract on the ocean in Montauk.

Golf Code Redressed

   Golfers who show up this month at Montauk Downs State Park wearing T-shirts without collars or cutoff shorts have a big surprise coming.

Design: Take It From The Top

Excavation has begun. There are fluorescent orange flags and bulldozers pushing up mounds of earth, making way for the new access road and parking lot. But what about the terminal?